Young Hamer girl, Turmi, Ethiopia

Young Hamer girl, Turmi, Omo Valley, Ethiopia by Izla Kaya Bardavid

Brazil - Xingu Tribe

Men from Mato Grosso, Brazil. The Bororo Indians live in the Mato Grosso area. Mato Grosso is one of the states of Brazil, the third largest by area, located in the western part of the country.

Afar (Ethiopia). Some say the Afar are descendants of the Egyptian pharaohs. They share some similarities in the way people wear their hair and shawls draped loosely over their shoulders, a few words of their language, and use symbols reminiscent of hieroglyphics to mark their camels.

The Afar (Afar: Qafár), also known as the Danakil, are an ethnic group in the Horn of Africa. They primarily live in the Afar Region of Ethiopia and in northern Djibouti, although some also inhabit the southern point of Eritrea.

Nuba girl | The Nuba - Masakin - Qisar, Sudan. | Photo by Leni Riefenstahl, 1970's.

If Leni Riefenstahl had done nothing but visit Africa and bring back her photographs, her place in history would be secure.


natives, Brazil - Brazilians a people that respects differences of race, culture and religion. A PLANET, ONE PEOPLE, PLEASE!