Omo River BasinPhoto Gallery

Indigenous Cultures, September 2007 Expedition


Ethiopia: Lebuk, a Karo village, during dance ceremony, horn player
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Ethiopia: Lower Omo Delta, Dassanech village granary huts on stilts
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Ethiopia: Kotrouru, Kwego villagers
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Ethiopia: Hamar tribal region, Keskay River, women crossing dry river bed on way to bull-jumping ceremony
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Ethiopia: Lebuk, a Karo village, during dance ceremony
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Ethiopia: Lebuk, a Karo village, during dance ceremony
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Ethiopia: Shicanygara, a Mursi village on east bank of Lower Omo River, Mursi bracelets on a woman, against decorated calfskin skirt
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Ethiopia: Mursi woman with lip plate
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Ethiopia: Chelete, a Duss tribal community, man with body and face paint holding AK 47 (Kalashnikov) in front of granary
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Ethiopia: Dimika, Hamar tribal region, Hamar woman wearing necklaces of “first wife” and cowrie shells
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Ethiopia: Mursi women wearing lip plates
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Ethiopia: Hamar tribal region, bull-jumping intitiation ceremony near Tourmi just east of Kesay River, Hamar women having been whipped
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Ethiopia: Lebuk, a Karo village, portrait of man holding his neck rest/stool and a baby pig, with great sense of fun and concern for the young
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Ethiopia: Hamar tribal region, Keskay River, the Hamar initiate jumping the bulls in his bull-jumping ceremony
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Ethiopia: Lower Omo Delta, portrait in Dassanech village of man sitting in front of flooded fields
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Ethiopia: Shicanygara, a Mursi village on east bank of Lower Omo River, eyes of Mursi man
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Ethiopia: Karo tribal village of Duss, torso of two boys with porcupine quill, on bank of Omo River
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Ethiopia: Lebuk, a Karo village, during dance ceremony, men jumping
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Ethiopia: Hamar tribal region, bull-jumping intitiation ceremony near Tourmi just east of Kesay River, portrait of Hamar woman
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Ethiopia: Mursi woman with lip plate, Lower Omo River behind her
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Ethiopia: Hamar tribal region, Kuna, a Hamar woman playing a tune on a metal pipe in vehicle, wearing leather and cowrie clothes and beaded jewelry
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Ethiopia: Lower Omo Delta, Dassanech village, boy atop granary hut on stilts
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Ethiopia: Gombela, community in Hamar tribal region, Hamar woman wearing the necklace of a first wife
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Ethiopia: Lebuk, a Duss tribal village
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Ethiopia: Hamar tribal region, bull-jumping intitiation ceremony near Tourmi just east of Kesay River, women wanting to be whipped
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Ethiopia: Lebuk, a Karo village, during dancing ceremony, portrait of three young men
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Ethiopia: Kotrouru, a Kwego village, three generations: infant, a pregnant mother, older woman, standing on bank overlooking Lower Omo River
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