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A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. Marcus Garvey

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Africa | Dassanetch (Geleb) Woman ~ Portrait from Ethiopia | © Iñaki Caperochipi Photos

Iñaki Caperochipi Photography - travels Africa Ethiopia

#mnur - Namibia

#mnur - Namibia

Xerente Tribe, Brazil

Xerente

Habitantes de 56 aldeias das Terras Indígenas Xerente e Funil, no Estado do Tocantins. Por volta do século XVII tiveram o primeiro contato com os não índios, com as chegada dos jesuitas e colonizadores.

A Burmese woman with traditional facial tattooing, an ancient custom that is no longer practiced.

Infrared Burma

Burma missed most of the 20th century, but the 21st is coming on fast. Here, Vincent Versace looks at this unique nation in a new light

Mongolia (hunter and his eagle)

Mary Quite Contrary

bella102: “ Hunter and Eagle, Western Mongolia ”

Papua New Guinea | Men who have been initiated into the Crocodile Clan.  Sepik River region. |  ©David Kirkland

Tourism and Travel Photography

The next day, the weeping, blood encrusted wounds are vigorously scrapped with a sharp piece of timber and packed with mud from the river until, finally, the skin begins to seal and harden to form a pattern in the image of the crocodile - the most powerful and revered creature in the Sepik River.........

Africa | Congolese man with facial scarification | Late 19th to early 20th century | ©International Mission Photography Archive

Africa Afrika

Africa | Congolese man with facial scarification | Late 19th to early 20th century | ©International Mission Photography Archive

Nyangatom tribe - Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

Tumblr

Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. It's where your interests connect you with your people.

Portrait of Pikau Teimana of Putaruru, wearing a piupiu and with the words "Aohau Taute" tattooed on her right arm, taken ca 1910 by an unknown photographer. She wears two huia feathers in her hair, and two pendants in the shape of fish around her neck.

Pikau Teimana | National Library of New Zealand

Portrait of Pikau Teimana of Putaruru, wearing a piupiu and with the words "Aohau Taute" tattooed on her right arm, taken ca 1910 by an unknown pho...

Woman in traditional attire from Bulgaria

Woman in traditional attire from Bulgaria

Africa | Hausa Fulani woman from eastern Niger. | ©John Kenny

John Kenny Photography

Africa | Hausa Fulani woman from eastern Niger. | ©John Kenny