Africa | Venda maidens performing the famous fertility rite - the gracefully rhythmic Domba dance. No girl is allowed to marry until she has danced the Domba, nor should she still be unmarried when the next Domba ceremony begins. | ©Image & Caption Sam Haskins, from African Image. Published 1967
Nigeria, two Kaleri adult females dancing outdoors. Wearing animal-hides around waists, neck-ornaments. Female in foreground also wearing leg-ornaments, head-gear with spiked ridge, holding axe. Female in background also wearing ear-ornaments, bunches of leaves at waist, hat, holding stick. Rural setting. Medium: Gelatin silver print. Format: One of four prints mounted on album page. .