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Himba Girl by enohla Himba Girl by enohla
This is a girl from a small Himba tribe in Namibia. The Himba people cover their skin and hair with something called Otjize, which is a mixture of butter, ash and ochre. They do this to protect themselves from the harsh sun, and has become a symbol of blood, life, and beauty for them.

The girl would always turn around and want me to take pictures of her hair. The fences you see are livestock enclosures and are at the very center of their village.
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Himba Girl by ~enohla ( Suggested by little-billie and Featured by 1pen )
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artlovr59 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014   Photographer
Beautiful photo! I remember seeing these folks back in the 1970s. I later saw more in Windhoek while I was working on Namibia's independence story. Lovely!
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enohla Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014  Student Photographer
Very cool. :) Thank you!  
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artlovr59 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014   Photographer
U welcome!
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013
Beautiful picture! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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enohla Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Student Photographer
Thank you! :hug:
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
It's my pleasure! :)
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Orchideacae Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Tribes are groups of people who carry the meaning of life throughout generations,a meaning you and I will never bother to understand.
Excellent capture!
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Animesketch12 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013
This is such a beautiful picture
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banuelosEIGHTY7 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
great picture
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AnnaGladue Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Professional Writer
This is beautiful. It not only shows a beautiful girl, but a glimpse into a beautiful culture. Thank you for sharing this with us. :happybounce:
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