Friday Photo: The Himba Woman
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Friday Photo: The Himba Woman

This woman belongs to the Himba tribe of the Kunene, ´╗┐an arid, rocky wasteland in northwestern Namibia. Her temporary hut is simple, hastily constructed from poles of wood and plastered earth, as red on the inside as the woman herself. Aside from her plentiful jewellery, crafted from leather and metal, she wears only a goatskin skirt, smeared ochre over time. Continue reading