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Girl from a Umm Bororo tribe. They are nomads with cattles,by origin from countries in Western Africa.

Africa | Jie man with scarification. Southern Sudan | © Geert Henau.

malformalady: “The Jie people of southern Sudan, are a tribe feared as fighters. This Jie man has several scars on his abdomen, some resembling the ”

Africa | Painted Surma man; in a society where adornment and clothing are minimal, body painting serves an important form of creative expression.  Ethiopia, 1986. | ©Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher. Publication "African Ceremonies"

Surma Man with Body Decorations, Ethiopia: Surma men create their principal body decoration by smearing the skin with a mixture of chalk and water and drawing intricate designs with their wet fingertips to expose the dark skin underneath.

Ethnic Groups Of Africa---- Let's Embrace Our Diversity. - Culture (1) - Nairaland

In Belgian colonial-era Congo under the deceptive monstrous tyrant King Leopold II's rule Africans who didn't find enough rubber or ivory to meet the set quota were punished by having one of their hands cut off.

Africa | Sango woman's scarification. Ubangi, Equateur, DR Congo | ca. 1913 | ©Armand Joseph Oscar Hutereau; African Museum Belgium Collection

Girl from a Umm Bororo tribe. They are nomads with cattles,by origin from countries in Western Africa.

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Africa Nuer woman photographed in Ethiopia on the border with Gambela, Sudan © Roland Vriesema

Women from the West African tribe of Karamojong accessorize, permanently. Healed over skin punctures are popular. The skin is punctured with metal hooks and covered in ash to delay healing by at least a month. The resulting skin texture makes her more appealing to the male population.

The Authentic pearl of Africa. Watch and see the Beauty, breathe taking realities[The Tattoo] the Unique Cultures in Uganda

Yombe woman of Democratic Republic of Congo, photographed in the 1940's

Yombe woman of Democratic Republic of Congo, photographed in the

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