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avmobley: “ © Aaron Mobley - Heart of Afrika Designs Adinkra Cloth Symbols Chart Click here for a detailed view of the Adinkra Cloth Symbols Chart:...

© Aaron Mobley - Heart of Afrika Designs Adinkra Cloth Symbols Chart Click here for a detailed view of the Adinkra Cloth Symbols Chart: http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3035/2927423965_a74f4b0bb8_o.jpg

Darkest Africa: Masai Warriors – WargamesFoundry

Fearless, pastoral nomads who pursued their dream of gathering more cattle, the haughty, savage & spectacular Masai terrified the Zanzibari Slavers.

Danse traditionelle burundaise by Tom[le]Chat, via Flickr // Burundi

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National dress of Nigeria. Colorful clothing of Nigerian tribes - Nationalclothing.org

The Federal Republic of Nigeria is a not very large, though rather populous country of West Africa. About 150 million of people live in Nigeria. So, the clothing traditions of its population are various. Some of the traditional dresses in Nigeria root back to ancients tribes who lived here centuries ago, others were formed by the influence of British, Portuguese and French colonizers (19-20th centuries). Today many people in Nigeria use modern clothes, western style of attire. But still…

Africa | Wodaabe men participating in the Yaake dance durig the Gerewol Festival.  Niger | ©Marti Brown

Africa | Wodaabe men participating in the Yaake dance durig the Gerewol Festival. Niger | ©Marti Brown

Tribes of Ethiopia - A woman from the Bena tribe eats honey collected from a tree

Globalisation and development are impacting heavily on the lives of tribes living in the Omo Valley who depend on the river for their survival

"Dogon Mask Dance" [Mali], by mobilevirgin, via Flickr.  Love the use of all the shells; at least I assume those are shells.

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I just love the use of old watches and bottle caps. They look so great like this. Ethiopia

I came back to Omorate village, on the left side of the Omo river. Always the same old trunks to cross the river, fearing to fall in the water with all the cameras ans lenses!...always the same dirty village full of all kind of shits everywhere...but so nice people to meet. Soon, there will be a bridge on Omo river, so thousands of people, cars, trucks, will pass the Dassanech villages. I felt i saw the last traditional times of this tribe.The Dassaneth or Geleb are living on both sides of…