• Kirsi Niemi

    RAiN HAT from Bhutan, yak hair. The pointed ends would stream the rain away from the wearer’s body. Mid- 20th century.

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Africa | Details from a skirt worn by a Datonga Tribe woman in Tanzania. Photo credit Rita Willaert.


Portrait of a Benna man. Omo Valley, Ethiopia | © Ronny Reportage

Ethiopia - Omo Valley

Africa | Hamer girl's skirt and jewellery. Turmi. Omo Valley. Ethiopia | © Eric Lafforgue

Africa | Young Suri boy with beautiful face painting in Kibish. Omo Valley, Ethiopia | ©Dietmar Temps

people of Omo Valley

Africa | Mursi child photographed by deepchi1 on Flickr. Omo Valley, Ethiopia.

Africa | Portrait of a Mursi boy. Omo Valley, Ethiopia | © Gianni Scaramuzzino.

Mursi tribe, Omo Valley, Southern Ethiopia

Africa ~ Omo Delta ~ Ethiopia

Africa | Omo Valley, Ethiopia | ©Hans Silvester

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Young boy from the Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa