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    Your own song... There is a tribe in Africa where the birth date of a child is counted not from when they were born, nor from when they are conceived but from the day that the child was a thought in its mother’s mind. And when a woman decides that she will have a child, she goes off and sits under a tree, by herself, and she listens until she can hear the... more:

    Woman in traditional attire from Libya

    Himba women : ones wearing " leopard cone " shell (conus leopardus ) Southern Angola : photo by Jaime Ocampo Rangel

    Africa | Portrait of a Surma child. Ethiopia | © Thomas Miller.

    Dinka woman wearing a beaded corset. These corsets, supported by two ridged wires at the spine, are sewn tightly in place at the front and there they will remain until they are cut open - which, for a woman, is on the occasion of her marriage. Photo by Angela Fisher and Carol Beckwith. Text from Angela Fishers, Africa Adorned book.Beautiful!!

    A woman from the Ndebele tribe in South Africa.

    "Little Himba" ♥ by Carol Marocco, Carol was born in 1961 in Athabasca, Alberta Canada. At the age of 18 she moved to Edmonton, Alberta where she lives with her husband and one daughter Stephanie. Her interest in art piqued at an early age when she discovered a great love and a God given gift for drawing and has always felt this to be her calling in life. Original Oil on Canvas 24" x 30"

    Mursi tribes of East Africa's Omo Valley

    Africa | "Zulu mother and child". South Africa. || Vintage postcard

    howiviewafrica: Ethiopia.

    Masai woman

    A child of the Erbore tribe, Ethiopia

    Africa | Tuareg woman photographed in Goa, Mali. Image Credit Georges Courreges.


    Amesia - Muhacaona (Mucawana) tribe of south Angola by abgefahren2004, via Flickr


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    Precious angel!!


    A Bodi woman - Salamago District, Omo Valley. Ethiopia. By Ingetie Tadros

    Africa | Beautiful Himba woman. | Unfortunately the source has provided no photographer details