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30 Portraits Of Amazing People Of The World From My ‘The World In Faces’ Project

A beleza das Tribos Surma e Mursi, uma cultura em perigo, no sul da Etiópia (42 fotos

Peopleby Hans, Omo Valley People, Fashion People, Omo Peopleby, De L Omo

Using Animal Bones for Divination and Magic

Many cultures use bones as part of their divination rituals. Here are some ways you can use bones for divination.


Wodaabe Women During the Gerewol Festivities (Nigerian African, Niger, Africa) -©Timothy Allen

Ethiopia’s Omo Valley is undoubtedly one of the most unique places in Africa…

by Hans Silvester ~ his photographs reveal the use of bright mineral paints to embellish the skin and the use of flora and fauna to fashion spectacular headpieces and body accessories of the Surma and Mursi people of the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia

- Mursi .Etiopia

i would like to know how they can eat with the mouth so distorted and is that bone stuck into the side of her face? and how did someone start her lip to start distorting?

https://flic.kr/p/21CH91b | Ethiopia : Kibish, Suri people #3 | Ethiopia-Travel

Traditional African Mursi Lip Plates

LIP PLATE - body modification extraordinnaire Although there are many independent cultures who have at some point donned lip plates, there is only one remaining tribe that still actively practices lip stretching: the Mursi tribe in Ethiopia.