Mursi tribe ethiopia

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Mursi tribe in Ethiopia. Learn about their unique traditions, stunning body art, and captivating way of life. Plan your visit to experience the vibrant Mursi tribe firsthand.
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The feeling of the lower lips dangling and wobbling (from lip plates) against my cheeks as the Suri Tribe women kiss me around the campfire this evening was something I’ll never forget. The Mursi and Suri Tribe are one of the last African ethnic groups that still wear lip plates.

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kelly fogel - Tribes of the Omo Valley, Ethiopia (Surma Tribe) | LensCulture Nature, Portrait, Art, People, Ethnic, Ethiopia, African Tribes, Indigenous Tribes, Mursi Tribe Ethiopia

These are the faces of the Omo Valley in Southern Ethiopia. There are currently 200,000 people living amongst several tribes along the Omo River within Africa’s Great Rift Valley including the Surma (or Suri), Mursi, Karo (or Kara), Hamer (or Hamar) and Dasanech tribes which I have been visiting. This collection of photos were taken between October 2017 and April 2018 as part of a project I’ve been working on since 2010 documenting remote villages and tribes across Africa. In October I…

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Bari Jenks