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Africa | For centuries the Ngandjera and Kwaluudhi have occupied the western regions of the area formerly known as Ovamboland. In the past the coiffures worn by their girls and women were of such stunning beauty that they were known far beyond their tribal areas. ca. 1940s | Photo: A. Schertz, Collection Antje Otto

For centuries the Ngandjera and Kwaluudhi have occupied the western regions of the area formerly known as Ovamboland.

A photo of Swahili women taken by Sir John Kirk, who accompanied Dr Livingstone in Africa

The Khanga/Kanga/ Leso have for as long as is known been a traditional type of dress amongst the Swahili women of East Africa.

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Magadascan women: c. 1898

dynamicafrica: “ iluvsouthernafrica: “ Madagascar: Beautiful Magadascan women: c. 1898 (the beauty and power of these women made me cry) ” Felt the same way as I was scrolling through these.

Deux femmes malgaches en tenue de cérémonie, circa 1890.

kemetic-dreams: “ WHO TAUGHT YOU TO HATE YOUR HAIR Malcom X speach, 5 MAY, 1962 ”Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair? Who taught you to hate the color of your skin, to such extent that you.

.... Vintage natural up-do.. afro-puff extraordinare!

“Nosy-Be kvinde” (“Nosy-Be woman”). From the island of Nosy-Be, north west Madagascar. Title: Nosy-Be woman, Nosy-Be, Madagascar, [s.