Hamar En Vogue
© All rights to these photos and descriptions are reserved and protected by international copyright laws. Any use of this work requires my prior written permission. A graceful gait, an elegant long-limbed stance or this elegant pose under the photographer's gaze all exude poise and dignity even in the midst of the weekly market bustle. Lalo, a young Hamar woman of marrying age, vogued this spontaneous pose at the weekly market in a small frontier town situated in the remote Southern Nations…
Dinka Woman with Baby, South Sudan | Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
Africa | 'Dinka Woman with Baby, South Sudan'. Dinka women remove their clothing before entering the river, revealing their beaded jewelery. Their belts and bracelets have been worn since puberty, while the necklaces were given by their husbands at the time of marriage. | © Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher.
tribes of kenia
Samburu woman. The Samburu are related to the Masai although they live just above the equator where the foothills of Mount Kenya merge into the northern desert and slightly south of Lake Turkana in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. They are semi-nomadic pastoralists whose lives revolve around their cows, sheep, goats, and camels. Milk is their main stay; sometimes it is mixed with blood. Meat is only eaten on special occasions. Generally they make soups from roots and barks and eat…
the dipo ceremony of the krobo girls in ghana
The Krobo are among the oldest and most famous makers of ground-glass beads in Africa. many of the beads, known as AKORI, or AGGREY, are made locally; others have been trade from Venice since the seventeenth century, as well as from Holland.