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A Mother's Love I find the composition of this photo of taken by Nataly Dauer particularly striking. Photo Credit: Off Beat Mama (Cool Pictures Heart)

Study, portrait of three "SuSu" women, French, date c. 1910. The photo was made in the area of Dakar, Senegal, West-Sudan according to the description of the Dutch Institute NMVW-collection (Tropical Museum) inventory nr, TM-60051764.

Study, portrait of three "SuSu" women, French, date c. 1910. The photo was made in the area of Dakar, Senegal, West-Sudan according to the description of the Dutch Institute NMVW-collection (Tropical Museum) inventory nr, TM-60051764.

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”(…) Smile! But don’t smile like poor peoplewho smile without art, nor philosophy. (…)”  By Cruz e SouzaFree translation

“(…) Smile! But don’t smile like poor people who...

The Mursi are a nomadic tribe of herdsmen living in the lower Omo Valley, situated in Africa¿s Great Rift Valley in south-west Ethiopia, not...

Dying life of the tribe: Spectacular pictures by British photographer capture the people who are in danger of disappearing forever

Dying life of the tribe: Spectacular pictures by British photographer capture… The Mursi are a nomadic tribe of herdsmen living in the lower Omo Valley, situated in Africa’s Great Rift Valley in south-west Ethiopia, not far from the Kenyan border.

"Mahayin Doiki (Horse Rider)".  Hausa  at the Durban in Argungu, 2009, Kebbi State, Nigeria | ©Irene Becker.

ledecorquejadore: “ Mahayin doiki (Horse rider) by Irene Becker What a beautiful appearance! Look at all the embroidery on the horse decorum.

Inspire the GOOD!!! Sometimes we should rethink how we treat "bad behavior" ~~ When someone does something hurtful and wrong, they take the person to the center of town, and the entire tribe comes and surrounds him. For two days they’ll tell the man every good thing he has ever done.

They band together for the sake of their fellow man to hold him up, to reconnect him with his true Nature, to remind him who he really is, until he fully remembers the truth from which he'd temporarily been disconnected: "I AM GOOD".

African symbols known as adinkra are ubiquitous in #Ghana, a West African country on the Atlantic, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo. On cloth and walls, in pottery and logos, these Asante tribe symbols can be found everywhere. Adinkra symbol index: http://www.adinkra.org/htmls/adinkra_index.htm | #language #africa

Adinkra Symbols from Ghana

African symbols known as adinkra are Ghana, a West Africa, Asante tribe symbols Adinkra symbols

This folk dress is typical of the Samburu people of East Africa which means butterfly. In these tribes girls would receive strands of loose beads from admirers. The ideal amount would support a girls chin. By 15-16 a girl should have collected enough for a marriage proposal. Males were also just as decorative as girls.

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Wodaabe men participating in the Yaake dance during the Gerewol Festival.  Niger | ©Marti Brown

Wodaabe men participating in the Yaake dance during the Gerewol Festival ~ Niger, Africa ©Marti Brown

Afar women wear their jewelry both as a display of their wealth and as adornments of beauty, most notably on special occasions such as their wedding day. As a result of trade, some of the jewelry worn by Afar women comes from as far away as Saudi...

Afar women wear their jewelry both as a display of...

Afar Bride, Djibouti - Sebera Seko, Muslim bride from the family of the Sultan of Tadjourah.

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