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vintagecongo: “Chokwe Mwana Pwo Masks: Chokwe people of Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia “Mwana pwo (young woman) masks, danced by Chokwe men at festivals primarily for entertainment, are said to bestow increased fertility on the.

Photographer: Frank H. Christol Date of Photo: 1920 circa Continent: Africa Geographical Area: Central Africa Country: Cameroon Region/Place: Cameroon Grassfields; Bayangam Cultural Group: Bamileke Format: Album Print black & white Size: 120 x 90 mm Acquisition: Edwin Clarke - Donated 1989 Description Three quarter length backside portrait of a nude woman, whose arms, torso and buttocks are with scarifications. She is standing in front of a house wall, holding a pottery above her head. She…

Photographer: Frank H. Christol Date of Photo: 1920 circa Continent: Africa…

Extraordinary Photos: The Essence Of The Dinka Tribe In Sudan | Bored Panda

The photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher documented the daily lives of the Dinka people, a fascinating tribe in southern Sudan. The Dinka people are distinctive for their close relationship with cattle, with which they live in perfect harmony.

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The photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher documented the daily lives of the Dinka people, a fascinating tribe in southern Sudan. The Dinka people are distinctive for their close relationship with cattle, with which they live in perfect harmony.

Africa | Daily life in a Dinka cattle camp on the west bank of the Nile River just south of Bor, South Sudan. During the dry season this Dinka clan keep their cattle in the riverside camp from late afternoon to mid-morning, when they set them out to graze. In camp they smear both people and cattle with ash from cow dung fires to keep prevent insect bites. | © George Steinmetz

Africa | Daily life in a Dinka cattle camp on the west bank of the Nile River just south of Bor, South Sudan. During the dry season this Dinka clan keep their cattle in the riverside camp from late afternoon to mid-morning, when they set them out to graze. In camp they smear both people and cattle with ash from cow dung fires to keep prevent insect bites. | © George Steinmetz