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Hair Obsession-A Lengthy Journey: HAIR FROM AROUND THE WORLD: Kenyan Tribes

A girl from an aboriginal tribe in Eastern Province of Kenya wears a headgear made of shells on Dec. 42 aboriginal tribes in Kenya share the cultural diversity with their different kinds of headgears made of fur, feather and shells.

Tribe Karo in the Omo Valley in Ethiopia Photo by Jean Yves Juguet -- National Geographic Your Shot

Tribe Karo in the Omo Valley in Ethiopia Photo by Jean Yves Juguet — National Geographic Your Shot

“They had then drawn patterns on them in white, yellow and dark green. They then set about painting themselves with cam wood and drawing beautiful black patterns... ” (38). In the spirit of celebration, art was highly respected and loved throughout Igbo culture. Arts, customs, celebrations, and religion were all very significant pieces to each day of Igbo culture as the quote manages to illustrate people covered in wonderful patterns and colors in preparation for celebration.

Kau Nuba Man // © From the 1976 publication: People of Kau - Photography & Text by Leni Reinfenstahl.

Africa |  Portrait of a young Karo girl.  Ethiopia |  © Jan C Schlegel.

We have had an overwhelming response on our incredible photography by world renowned artist Jan Schegel.

Valle Omo, Etio pia

Valle Omo, Etio pia

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Face Of Africa - Ethiopia - Omo.Valley - Mursi warrior - By Patrick de Wilde

a—fri—ca: Jeune homme Peul du Sénégal (Fula young man, Senegal) Photo de claude Gourlay

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