A Herero woman demonstrating the cow dance. Although relatively little is know about the precise origins and meaning of the dance, it signals the centrality of cattle to Herero culture. (c) Jim Naughten, courtesy of Klompching Gallery, New York
Their remarkable ensembles of the Herero women amidst the hot African environment include heavy voluminous empire line dresses with numerous petticoats and puffy gigot sleeves on the arms, typical of century western fashion.
Passing Through Opuwo, Namibia. Some of these photos were taken through the windshield of the car, while we were getting petrol.