THE HIMBA TRIBE

THE HIMBA TRIBE

Himba tribe is indigenous to Kunene Region (formerly Kaokoland) in northern Namibia and southern Angola. Himba tribe is perhaps best known for coloring their hair and bodies with a red color paste (otjize), which is considered a sign of beauty. The otjize mixture is a...
Tribes in Africa

Tribes in Africa

Red costumes, ochre-coloured hair and brightly-coloured headgear. These are just some of the characteristics of the different African tribes. And just as they look different, they have different traditions, too. Some tribes have distinctive spitting rituals, others...
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