A tribe inhabiting the north-western part of Namibia. Men weave a characteristic braid on their head, which they cut into two parts after marriage.
One of Africa’s most ferocious tribes. Women entering adulthood have their lower lip incised and a clay disc inserted, which is replaced with an increasingly larger one over time. Men choose their partners based on a disc, the size of which determines the status of the family.
A tribe living on the east bank of the Omo River in southern Ethiopia. It is the smallest ethnic group in this region with an estimated population of between 1000 and 3000 people. The tribe is famous for the unique art of bodypainting.