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Stock Photo #4272-16981, A young Samburu boy sucks marrow straight from the leg bone of a cow. Marrow is a much sought-after delicacy. During every Samburu ceremony, livestock is slaughtered and meat is roasted over wood fires. Warriors will never eat meat in the presence of married women.
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A young Samburu boy sucks marrow straight from the leg bone of a cow. Marrow is a much sought-after delicacy. During every Sa...
A young Samburu boy sucks marrow straight from the leg bone of a cow. Marrow is a much sought-after delicacy. During every Samburu ceremony, livestock is slaughtered and meat is roasted over wood fires. Warriors will never eat meat in the presence of married women.
Stock Photo #4272-16959, Samburu boys wearing the charcoal-blackened goatskin cloaks of those about to be circumcised drive their families' herds to their lorara (a purpose-built circumcision encampment), shortly before they undergo the ritual. A family's herds must be penned in the lorara until the circumcision
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Samburu boys wearing the charcoal-blackened goatskin cloaks of those about to be circumcised drive their families' herds to t...
Samburu boys wearing the charcoal-blackened goatskin cloaks of those about to be circumcised drive their families' herds to their lorara (a purpose-built circumcision encampment), shortly before they undergo the ritual. A family's herds must be penned in the lorara until the circumcision
Stock Photo #4272-16977, Samburu initiates sing during the month after their circumcision. As their wounds heal, their dances become more energetic. Before long, they imitate the dances of the warriors which, hitherto, they have been forbidden to perform.
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Samburu initiates sing during the month after their circumcision. As their wounds heal, their dances become more energetic. B...
Samburu initiates sing during the month after their circumcision. As their wounds heal, their dances become more energetic. Before long, they imitate the dances of the warriors which, hitherto, they have been forbidden to perform.
Stock Photo #4272-16966, Early in the morning, a Samburu youth sings the lebarta, the Samburu circumcision song, just after he has been circumcised outside his mothers house. One of his sponsors attends him by holding his back. Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain.
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Early in the morning, a Samburu youth sings the lebarta, the Samburu circumcision song, just after he has been circumcised ou...
Early in the morning, a Samburu youth sings the lebarta, the Samburu circumcision song, just after he has been circumcised outside his mothers house. One of his sponsors attends him by holding his back. Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain.
Stock Photo #4272-16964, A Samburu youth is circumcised outside his mothers house as his two sponsors attend him, one holding his shoulders while turning his face away from the circumciser, the other holding his right leg.Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain.
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A Samburu youth is circumcised outside his mothers house as his two sponsors attend him, one holding his shoulders while turn...
A Samburu youth is circumcised outside his mothers house as his two sponsors attend him, one holding his shoulders while turning his face away from the circumciser, the other holding his right leg.Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain.
Stock Photo #1889-42701, Kenya; Samburu children in school
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Stock Photo #4272-16955, Blanket-clad Samburu elders converse outside a lorara, a purpose-built circumcision encampment for boys. The elders meet frequently in the days leading up to their sons' circumcision to discuss the arrangements.
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Blanket-clad Samburu elders converse outside a lorara, a purpose-built circumcision encampment for boys. The elders meet freq...
Blanket-clad Samburu elders converse outside a lorara, a purpose-built circumcision encampment for boys. The elders meet frequently in the days leading up to their sons' circumcision to discuss the arrangements.
Stock Photo #4272-16218, A young Samburu man leads a donkey carrying the basic structure of a temporary home. The curved sticks will be tied together in a dome and covered with hides and woven mats to form a temporary shelter in a stock camp. Donkeys are widely used by the Samburu as beasts of burden.
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A young Samburu man leads a donkey carrying the basic structure of a temporary home. The curved sticks will be tied together ...
A young Samburu man leads a donkey carrying the basic structure of a temporary home. The curved sticks will be tied together in a dome and covered with hides and woven mats to form a temporary shelter in a stock camp. Donkeys are widely used by the Samburu as beasts of burden.
Stock Photo #4272-17364, Samburu boy and cattle, Samburu, Kenya
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Samburu boy and cattle, Samburu, Kenya
Stock Photo #4272-18384, Kenya, Laikipia, Ol Malo. A Samburu boy and girl hold hands at a dance in their local manyatta.
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Kenya, Laikipia, Ol Malo. A Samburu boy and girl hold hands at a dance in their local manyatta.
Stock Photo #1566-1410710, Samburu tribe in Northern Kenya.
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Samburu tribe in Northern Kenya.
Stock Photo #1889-42702, Kenya; Samburu child begging
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Kenya; Samburu child begging
Stock Photo #3153-737728, africa, kenya, samburu natural reserve, samburu children
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Stock Photo #1783-33147, Samburu Dancers At Courtship Ceremony
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Samburu Dancers At Courtship Ceremony
Stock Photo #1566-1410718, Samburu tribe in Northern Kenya.
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Samburu tribe in Northern Kenya.
Stock Photo #1566-1410722, Samburu tribe in Northern Kenya.
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Samburu tribe in Northern Kenya.
Stock Photo #4272-16721, A Samburu warrior plays a homemade flute overlooking Poi, a prominent rock feature in the Ndoto Mountains of Samburuland. The Samburu of Northern Kenya are a semi-nomadic pastoral community related to their more famous cousins, the _maa speaking Maasai.
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A Samburu warrior plays a homemade flute overlooking Poi, a prominent rock feature in the Ndoto Mountains of Samburuland. The...
A Samburu warrior plays a homemade flute overlooking Poi, a prominent rock feature in the Ndoto Mountains of Samburuland. The Samburu of Northern Kenya are a semi-nomadic pastoral community related to their more famous cousins, the _maa speaking Maasai.
Stock Photo #4272-18009, The famous explorer, Wilfred Thesiger, with a Samburu initiate at Maralal in the 1990s.
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The famous explorer, Wilfred Thesiger, with a Samburu initiate at Maralal in the 1990s.
Stock Photo #4272-16965, A Samburu youth sitting on an ox hide just after he has been circumcised outside his mothers house. His two sponsors attend him, one holding his shoulders, the other preparing to help carry him into the house.
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A Samburu youth sitting on an ox hide just after he has been circumcised outside his mothers house. His two sponsors attend h...
A Samburu youth sitting on an ox hide just after he has been circumcised outside his mothers house. His two sponsors attend him, one holding his shoulders, the other preparing to help carry him into the house.
Stock Photo #4272-16957, A blanket-clad Samburu elder. In the days leading up to his son's circumcision, he becomes distinctly nervous of his son's conduct during the operation. Should a boy show signs of fear or cry out, he brings terrible shame to his family.
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A blanket-clad Samburu elder. In the days leading up to his son's circumcision, he becomes distinctly nervous of his son's co...
A blanket-clad Samburu elder. In the days leading up to his son's circumcision, he becomes distinctly nervous of his son's conduct during the operation. Should a boy show signs of fear or cry out, he brings terrible shame to his family.
Stock Photo #1566-1410742, Samburu tribe in Northern KenyaSamburu tribe in Kenya fetching water.
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Samburu tribe in Northern KenyaSamburu tribe in Kenya fetching water.
Stock Photo #4272-16976, A Samburu initiate with bird skins hanging from his headband. While their wounds heal for a month after circumcision, initiates spend their time attempting to kill as many birds as they can with a club and four blunt arrows. When a bird is killed, it is skinned without using a knife, stuffed with dry grass and attached to the boy's head band by means of its beak. =
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A Samburu initiate with bird skins hanging from his headband. While their wounds heal for a month after circumcision, initiat...
A Samburu initiate with bird skins hanging from his headband. While their wounds heal for a month after circumcision, initiates spend their time attempting to kill as many birds as they can with a club and four blunt arrows. When a bird is killed, it is skinned without using a knife, stuffed with dry grass and attached to the boy's head band by means of its beak. =
Stock Photo #4272-16953, The evening before a Samburu boy is circumcised, he must lean over his mother under a special ochred goatskin cape as she milks a cow that has not given birth more than twice. This milk will be kept overnight in a traditional wooden gourd-like container and will be poured over the boy's head just before he is circumcised early the next morning.
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The evening before a Samburu boy is circumcised, he must lean over his mother under a special ochred goatskin cape as she mil...
The evening before a Samburu boy is circumcised, he must lean over his mother under a special ochred goatskin cape as she milks a cow that has not given birth more than twice. This milk will be kept overnight in a traditional wooden gourd-like container and will be poured over the boy's head just before he is circumcised early the next morning.
Stock Photo #4272-18152, Kenya, near Marsabit. Two young samburu boys follow their cattle through the arid landscape.
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Kenya, near Marsabit. Two young samburu boys follow their cattle through the arid landscape.
Stock Photo #4029R-442743, Samburu child in Kenya Africa
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Stock Photo #1890-29606, Samburu herds boys and beads, Loodua, Kenya, East Africa, Africa
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Samburu herds boys and beads, Loodua, Kenya, East Africa, Africa
Stock Photo #1890-29605, Samburu boy and girl wearing traditional beads, Sererit, Kenya, East Africa, Africa
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Samburu boy and girl wearing traditional beads, Sererit, Kenya, East Africa, Africa
Stock Photo #4272-18150,
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Stock Photo #4272-16956, Blanket-clad Samburu elders converse outside a lorara, a purpose-built circumcision encampment for boys. The elders meet frequently in the days leading up to their sons' circumcision to discuss the arrangements.
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Blanket-clad Samburu elders converse outside a lorara, a purpose-built circumcision encampment for boys. The elders meet freq...
Blanket-clad Samburu elders converse outside a lorara, a purpose-built circumcision encampment for boys. The elders meet frequently in the days leading up to their sons' circumcision to discuss the arrangements.
Stock Photo #1566-1410739, Samburu tribe in Northern KenyaSamburu tribe in Kenya fetching water.
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Stock Photo #1558-113674, Kenya, Samburu-Reservat, boy, smiles, semi-portrait, no models Africa, North-Kenya, national-preserve, preserve, release, series, people, nomads, Samburu, Samburu-Stamm, nomad-people, people, trunk, tribe, Africans, people of color, child, smiles, outside
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Kenya, Samburu-Reservat, boy, smiles, semi-portrait, no models Africa, North-Kenya, national-preserve, preserve, release, ser...
Kenya, Samburu-Reservat, boy, smiles, semi-portrait, no models Africa, North-Kenya, national-preserve, preserve, release, series, people, nomads, Samburu, Samburu-Stamm, nomad-people, people, trunk, tribe, Africans, people of color, child, smiles, outside
Stock Photo #4292-43533, Asaro Woman and childPapua New Guinea, (1974)
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Asaro Woman and childPapua New Guinea, (1974)
Stock Photo #1566-1410721, Samburu tribe in Northern Kenya.
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Stock Photo #4272-16951, A Samburu mother shaves her sons head outside her home the day before he is circumcised. Round her neck hangs his nchipi - the distinctive decoration of every boy who participates in the circumcision ritual.
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A Samburu mother shaves her sons head outside her home the day before he is circumcised. Round her neck hangs his nchipi - th...
A Samburu mother shaves her sons head outside her home the day before he is circumcised. Round her neck hangs his nchipi - the distinctive decoration of every boy who participates in the circumcision ritual.
Stock Photo #1566-1410687, Samburu tribe in Northern Kenya.
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Stock Photo #1558-113669, Kenya, Samburu-Reservat, log, children, group-picture, no models Africa, North-Kenya, national-preserve, preserve, release, series, people, nomads, Samburu, Samburu-Stamm, nomad-people, people, trunk, tribe, Africans, people of color, girls, boys, upper b
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Kenya, Samburu-Reservat, log, children, group-picture, no models Africa, North-Kenya, national-preserve, preserve, release, s...
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Stock Photo #4272-16933, Up to a year before his circumcision, a Samburu boy will style his hair is a distinctive 'pudding bowl' shape and often rub charcoal and fat into it. Uncircumcised boys are considered children whatever their age. They have no standing in the tribe and do not belong to an age-set.
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Up to a year before his circumcision, a Samburu boy will style his hair is a distinctive 'pudding bowl' shape and often rub c...
Up to a year before his circumcision, a Samburu boy will style his hair is a distinctive 'pudding bowl' shape and often rub charcoal and fat into it. Uncircumcised boys are considered children whatever their age. They have no standing in the tribe and do not belong to an age-set.
Stock Photo #4272-16984, A proud Samburu mother of two recently circumcised boys wears briefly their bird skin headdresses round her neck after they discard them during the lmuget loolbaa ceremony a month after their circumcision.
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A proud Samburu mother of two recently circumcised boys wears briefly their bird skin headdresses round her neck after they d...
A proud Samburu mother of two recently circumcised boys wears briefly their bird skin headdresses round her neck after they discard them during the lmuget loolbaa ceremony a month after their circumcision.
Stock Photo #4272-16251, A young Samburu boy sucks marrow from the leg of a freshly slaughtered ox. Marrow is a much sought-after delicacy.
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A young Samburu boy sucks marrow from the leg of a freshly slaughtered ox. Marrow is a much sought-after delicacy.
Stock Photo #4272-16949, The day before their circumcision, Samburu boys are blessed by their mothers by having milk flicked on their feet as they return to their lorora from a water source that never dries up.
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The day before their circumcision, Samburu boys are blessed by their mothers by having milk flicked on their feet as they ret...
The day before their circumcision, Samburu boys are blessed by their mothers by having milk flicked on their feet as they return to their lorora from a water source that never dries up.
Stock Photo #4272-16227, A Samburu boy in reflective mood after his circumcision. A day after the ordeal, he will hang in his pierced earlobes copper earrings normally worn by married women and put on a new headdress of ostrich feathers fastened to a narrow band of plaited fibre, which fits tightly round his forehead.
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A Samburu boy in reflective mood after his circumcision. A day after the ordeal, he will hang in his pierced earlobes copper ...
A Samburu boy in reflective mood after his circumcision. A day after the ordeal, he will hang in his pierced earlobes copper earrings normally worn by married women and put on a new headdress of ostrich feathers fastened to a narrow band of plaited fibre, which fits tightly round his forehead.
Stock Photo #4272-16942, Mothers rub animal fat into their sons cloaks to make them supple. This task is performed shortly before the boys set out on an arduous journey to collect sticks, staves and gum to make bows, blunt arrows and clubs after their circumcision.
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Mothers rub animal fat into their sons cloaks to make them supple. This task is performed shortly before the boys set out on ...
Mothers rub animal fat into their sons cloaks to make them supple. This task is performed shortly before the boys set out on an arduous journey to collect sticks, staves and gum to make bows, blunt arrows and clubs after their circumcision.
Stock Photo #4272-16983, Watched by his friends, a Samburu initiate shoots his arrows for the last time during the lmuget loolbaa ceremony a month after he was circumcised. He has already discarded his black leather cloak and now smears himself for the first time with a mixture of animal fat and red ochre.
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Watched by his friends, a Samburu initiate shoots his arrows for the last time during the lmuget loolbaa ceremony a month aft...
Watched by his friends, a Samburu initiate shoots his arrows for the last time during the lmuget loolbaa ceremony a month after he was circumcised. He has already discarded his black leather cloak and now smears himself for the first time with a mixture of animal fat and red ochre.
Stock Photo #3153-796954, samburu, ethnic group in north central kenya, africa
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Stock Photo #4272-16940, In the weeks leading up to their circumcision, Samburu boys gather frequently to sing the lebarta, a circumcision song with a slow, haunting melody whose words are ad libbed to suit the occasion.
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In the weeks leading up to their circumcision, Samburu boys gather frequently to sing the lebarta, a circumcision song with a...
In the weeks leading up to their circumcision, Samburu boys gather frequently to sing the lebarta, a circumcision song with a slow, haunting melody whose words are ad libbed to suit the occasion.
Stock Photo #4272-16087, Children dressed up as Samburu warriors on a Cheli & Peacock family mobile safari.
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Children dressed up as Samburu warriors on a Cheli & Peacock family mobile safari.
Stock Photo #1558-113667, Kenya, Samburu-Reservat, woman, headdress, neck-jewelry, boy, sits, no models Africa, North-Kenya, national-preserve, preserve, release, series, people, nomads, Samburu, Samburu-Stamm, nomad-people, people, trunk, tribe, Africans, people of color, Samburu
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Kenya, Samburu-Reservat, woman, headdress, neck-jewelry, boy, sits, no models Africa, North-Kenya, national-preserve, preserv...
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Stock Photo #4272-16971, The proud father of a Samburu boy who has recently been circumcised. ;For each son who has been initiated into the warrior age-set, a father will tie a strip of lion skin below his knees, hang two copper ornaments normally worn by women in his pierced earlobes and places a string of pale green beads round his forehead. A ceremonial leather cape is slung over his shoulder.
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The proud father of a Samburu boy who has recently been circumcised. ;For each son who has been initiated into the warrior ag...
The proud father of a Samburu boy who has recently been circumcised. ;For each son who has been initiated into the warrior age-set, a father will tie a strip of lion skin below his knees, hang two copper ornaments normally worn by women in his pierced earlobes and places a string of pale green beads round his forehead. A ceremonial leather cape is slung over his shoulder.
Stock Photo #3153-757897, samburu, ethnic group in north central kenya, africa
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Stock Photo #1783-33146, Samburu Dancers At Courtship Ceremony
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Stock Photo #4272-18395, Kenya, Laikipia, Ol Malo. A young visitor on safari at Ol Malo meets local Samburu children at a manyatta.
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Kenya, Laikipia, Ol Malo. A young visitor on safari at Ol Malo meets local Samburu children at a manyatta.
Stock Photo #4272-17250, Portrait of Tribal Samburu boys, Lewa Conservancy, Kenya
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Stock Photo #1889-45415, Young Samburu tribe member, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya, Africa
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Stock Photo #4272-16086, A Samburu moran teaches children the skills of being a warrior during a Cheli & Peacock family mobile safari.
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A Samburu moran teaches children the skills of being a warrior during a Cheli & Peacock family mobile safari.
Stock Photo #1558-113673, Kenya, Samburu-Reservat, models no release, series, boy, hood-sweater, people, nomads, nomad-people, people, Samburu, Samburu-Stamm, trunk, tribe, Africans, people of color, Africa, North-Kenya, national-preserve, preserve, child, toddler, barefoot, branc
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Kenya, Samburu-Reservat, models no release, series, boy, hood-sweater, people, nomads, nomad-people, people, Samburu, Samburu...
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Stock Photo #4272-18151,
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Stock Photo #4272-16720, A Samburu warrior carries home a small calf to his family's manyatta (homestead) situated in the foothills of the rugged Ndoto Mountains. ,The Samburu of Northern Kenya are a semi-nomadic pastoral community related to their more famous cousins, the _maa speaking Maasai.
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A Samburu warrior carries home a small calf to his family's manyatta (homestead) situated in the foothills of the rugged Ndot...
A Samburu warrior carries home a small calf to his family's manyatta (homestead) situated in the foothills of the rugged Ndoto Mountains. ,The Samburu of Northern Kenya are a semi-nomadic pastoral community related to their more famous cousins, the _maa speaking Maasai.
Stock Photo #4272-16941, In the weeks leading up to their circumcision, Samburu boys gather frequently to sing the lebarta, a circumcision song with a slow, haunting melody whose words are ad libbed to suit the occasion.
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In the weeks leading up to their circumcision, Samburu boys gather frequently to sing the lebarta, a circumcision song with a...
In the weeks leading up to their circumcision, Samburu boys gather frequently to sing the lebarta, a circumcision song with a slow, haunting melody whose words are ad libbed to suit the occasion.
Stock Photo #4272-16221, A Samburu warrior resplendent with his long braids of Ochred hair. His round ear ornaments are made of ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance. They use ochre extensively; it is a natural earth containing ferric oxide which is mixed with animal fat to the consistency of greasepaint.
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A Samburu warrior resplendent with his long braids of Ochred hair. His round ear ornaments are made of ivory. Samburu warrior...
A Samburu warrior resplendent with his long braids of Ochred hair. His round ear ornaments are made of ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance. They use ochre extensively; it is a natural earth containing ferric oxide which is mixed with animal fat to the consistency of greasepaint.
Stock Photo #4272-16963, A Samburu youth in circumcision attire waits pensively outside his mother's house for his turn 'under the knife'. The circumciser begins operating on the sons of the most senior family first and moves quickly in a clockwise direction Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain. Even the blink of an eyelid is frowned upon.
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A Samburu youth in circumcision attire waits pensively outside his mother's house for his turn 'under the knife'. The circumc...
A Samburu youth in circumcision attire waits pensively outside his mother's house for his turn 'under the knife'. The circumciser begins operating on the sons of the most senior family first and moves quickly in a clockwise direction Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain. Even the blink of an eyelid is frowned upon.
Stock Photo #4272-16961, A Samburu circumciser uses his leather belt as a strop to sharpen his knife before circumcising boys in a lorora, a traditional encampment built especially for this purpose. His knife will have been forged by the blacksmiths of the tribe.
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A Samburu circumciser uses his leather belt as a strop to sharpen his knife before circumcising boys in a lorora, a tradition...
A Samburu circumciser uses his leather belt as a strop to sharpen his knife before circumcising boys in a lorora, a traditional encampment built especially for this purpose. His knife will have been forged by the blacksmiths of the tribe.
Stock Photo #4272-16954, The ritual helpers of two Samburu boys slaughter and skin rams the day before the boys are circumcised. The boys will sit on the wet skins while they are being circumcised.
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The ritual helpers of two Samburu boys slaughter and skin rams the day before the boys are circumcised. The boys will sit on ...
The ritual helpers of two Samburu boys slaughter and skin rams the day before the boys are circumcised. The boys will sit on the wet skins while they are being circumcised.
Stock Photo #4272-16222, A Samburu warrior resplendent with long braids of Ochred hair. His round ear ornaments are made of ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance. They use ochre extensively; it is a natural earth containing ferric oxide which is mixed with animal fat to the consistency of greasepaint. By tradition, warriors always used to carry two spears.
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A Samburu warrior resplendent with long braids of Ochred hair. His round ear ornaments are made of ivory. Samburu warriors ar...
A Samburu warrior resplendent with long braids of Ochred hair. His round ear ornaments are made of ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance. They use ochre extensively; it is a natural earth containing ferric oxide which is mixed with animal fat to the consistency of greasepaint. By tradition, warriors always used to carry two spears.
Stock Photo #4272-16092, A Samburu warrior talks to children about the bush on a Cheli & Peacock family safari.
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Stock Photo #4272-18010, A Samburu initiate in traditional costume with the skinned birds he has shot with blunt arrows hanging from his headband.
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A Samburu initiate in traditional costume with the skinned birds he has shot with blunt arrows hanging from his headband.
Stock Photo #4272-16937, A Samburu youth is forcibly restrained after throwing a fit in the tension-filled days leading up to his circumcision. It is not uncommon for Samburu youths and warriors to succumb to hysterical and often violent outbursts. These fits, known to them as ndokuna, pass after a few minutes although the person may be drained of his energy for several hours.
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A Samburu youth is forcibly restrained after throwing a fit in the tension-filled days leading up to his circumcision. It is ...
A Samburu youth is forcibly restrained after throwing a fit in the tension-filled days leading up to his circumcision. It is not uncommon for Samburu youths and warriors to succumb to hysterical and often violent outbursts. These fits, known to them as ndokuna, pass after a few minutes although the person may be drained of his energy for several hours.
Stock Photo #4272-16943, Mothers rub animal fat into their sons cloaks to make them supple. This task is performed shortly before the boys set out on an arduous journey to collect sticks, staves and gum to make bows, blunt arrows and clubs after their circumcision.
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Mothers rub animal fat into their sons cloaks to make them supple. This task is performed shortly before the boys set out on ...
Mothers rub animal fat into their sons cloaks to make them supple. This task is performed shortly before the boys set out on an arduous journey to collect sticks, staves and gum to make bows, blunt arrows and clubs after their circumcision.
Stock Photo #4402-2947, Samburu boy waiting to be called inside his hut, where elders will hold him down whilst a tribal outsider performs a circumcision. Mount Nyiru, Kenya, Africa.
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Samburu boy waiting to be called inside his hut, where elders will hold him down whilst a tribal outsider performs a circumci...
Samburu boy waiting to be called inside his hut, where elders will hold him down whilst a tribal outsider performs a circumcision. Mount Nyiru, Kenya, Africa.
Stock Photo #4272-16950, A Samburu mother shaves her sons head outside her home the day before he is circumcised. Round her neck hangs his nchipi - the distinctive decoration of every boy who participates in the circumcision ritual.
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A Samburu mother shaves her sons head outside her home the day before he is circumcised. Round her neck hangs his nchipi - th...
A Samburu mother shaves her sons head outside her home the day before he is circumcised. Round her neck hangs his nchipi - the distinctive decoration of every boy who participates in the circumcision ritual.
Stock Photo #4300-1274, 2 samburu boys playing under a tree, kenya
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Stock Photo #4272-16972, The day after a Samburu boy has been circumcised, a 'Firestick elder' _ one of the elders responsible for the ceremonial proceedings at the circumcision ceremony and for disciplining the new warrior generation _ will smear his forehead and hair with butter fat from a wooden jar held by his wife.
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The day after a Samburu boy has been circumcised, a 'Firestick elder' _ one of the elders responsible for the ceremonial proc...
The day after a Samburu boy has been circumcised, a 'Firestick elder' _ one of the elders responsible for the ceremonial proceedings at the circumcision ceremony and for disciplining the new warrior generation _ will smear his forehead and hair with butter fat from a wooden jar held by his wife.
Stock Photo #1566-1410676, Samburu tribe in Northern Kenya.
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Stock Photo #4272-18396, Kenya, Laikipia, Ol Malo. Young visitors on safari at Ol Malo meet local Samburu at a manyatta.
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Kenya, Laikipia, Ol Malo. Young visitors on safari at Ol Malo meet local Samburu at a manyatta.
Stock Photo #1792-50445, Kenya, Rift Valley, on the Turkana Road, Samburu Tribe
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Stock Photo #4272-16939, In the weeks leading up to their circumcision, Samburu boys must wear charcoal blackened cloaks, which are made from three goatskins by their mothers.
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In the weeks leading up to their circumcision, Samburu boys must wear charcoal blackened cloaks, which are made from three go...
In the weeks leading up to their circumcision, Samburu boys must wear charcoal blackened cloaks, which are made from three goatskins by their mothers.
Stock Photo #4272-16225, A Samburu warrior has his Ochred hair braided by a friend. A mixture of cow's urine and ashes is often rubbed into the hair first to help straighten it. The wooden headrest is used as a pillow at night. Long braids of Ochred hair distinguish warriors from other members of their society. The warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance.
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A Samburu warrior has his Ochred hair braided by a friend. A mixture of cow's urine and ashes is often rubbed into the hair f...
A Samburu warrior has his Ochred hair braided by a friend. A mixture of cow's urine and ashes is often rubbed into the hair first to help straighten it. The wooden headrest is used as a pillow at night. Long braids of Ochred hair distinguish warriors from other members of their society. The warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance.
Stock Photo #4272-16224, Two Samburu warriors dress the braids of a colleague. Long braids of Ochred hair distinguish warriors from other members of their society. The warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance. Round ornaments, often made of ivory, adorn the pierced and extended earlobes of warriors.
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Two Samburu warriors dress the braids of a colleague. Long braids of Ochred hair distinguish warriors from other members of t...
Two Samburu warriors dress the braids of a colleague. Long braids of Ochred hair distinguish warriors from other members of their society. The warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance. Round ornaments, often made of ivory, adorn the pierced and extended earlobes of warriors.
Stock Photo #4272-16962, A Samburu youth in circumcision attire waits pensively for his turn 'under the knife'. The circumciser begins operating on the sons of the most senior family first and moves quickly in a clockwise direction Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain. Even the blink of an eyelid is frowned upon.
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A Samburu youth in circumcision attire waits pensively for his turn 'under the knife'. The circumciser begins operating on th...
A Samburu youth in circumcision attire waits pensively for his turn 'under the knife'. The circumciser begins operating on the sons of the most senior family first and moves quickly in a clockwise direction Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain. Even the blink of an eyelid is frowned upon.
Stock Photo #4272-16088, Children dressed as Samburu warriors make fire on a Cheli & Peacock family mobile safari.
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Children dressed as Samburu warriors make fire on a Cheli & Peacock family mobile safari.
Stock Photo #1889-42699, Kenya; Samburu children in school
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Stock Photo #1889-42700, Kenya; Samburu children in school
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Stock Photo #4272-16735, A Samburu boy herds his family's goats in the semi-arid terrain of northern Samburuland, a region characterised by grand vistas, poor soil and an unreliable rainfall. The palms are doum palms (Hyphaene compressa), which grow widely in Kenya.
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A Samburu boy herds his family's goats in the semi-arid terrain of northern Samburuland, a region characterised by grand vist...
A Samburu boy herds his family's goats in the semi-arid terrain of northern Samburuland, a region characterised by grand vistas, poor soil and an unreliable rainfall. The palms are doum palms (Hyphaene compressa), which grow widely in Kenya.
Stock Photo #4272-16973, The ritual sponsors and friends of a Samburu initiate make him a bow, blunt arrows and a club from the sticks, staves and gum he collected before he was circumcised. He will use these weapons to kill birds for a month following his circumcision. Initiates are forbidden to carry knives during this time.
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The ritual sponsors and friends of a Samburu initiate make him a bow, blunt arrows and a club from the sticks, staves and gum...
The ritual sponsors and friends of a Samburu initiate make him a bow, blunt arrows and a club from the sticks, staves and gum he collected before he was circumcised. He will use these weapons to kill birds for a month following his circumcision. Initiates are forbidden to carry knives during this time.
Stock Photo #4272-16958, A young Samburu warrior. In the days leading up to a circumcision ceremony, everyone becomes distinctly nervous of the conduct of the family members' undergoing the operation. Should a boy show signs of fear or cry out, he brings terrible shame to his entire family.
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A young Samburu warrior. In the days leading up to a circumcision ceremony, everyone becomes distinctly nervous of the conduc...
A young Samburu warrior. In the days leading up to a circumcision ceremony, everyone becomes distinctly nervous of the conduct of the family members' undergoing the operation. Should a boy show signs of fear or cry out, he brings terrible shame to his entire family.
Stock Photo #4272-16986, Kenya, Samburu District, Wamba. Immediately an initiate completes his lmuget loolbaa ceremony a month after his circumcision, he becomes a junior warrior of the Samburu tribe.
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Kenya, Samburu District, Wamba. Immediately an initiate completes his lmuget loolbaa ceremony a month after his circumcision,...
Kenya, Samburu District, Wamba. Immediately an initiate completes his lmuget loolbaa ceremony a month after his circumcision, he becomes a junior warrior of the Samburu tribe.
Stock Photo #4272-16223, Two Samburu warriors converse, their long braids of Ochred hair distinguishing them from other members of their society. Samburu warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance. An ostrich feather pompom decorates the top of a spear.
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Two Samburu warriors converse, their long braids of Ochred hair distinguishing them from other members of their society. Samb...
Two Samburu warriors converse, their long braids of Ochred hair distinguishing them from other members of their society. Samburu warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance. An ostrich feather pompom decorates the top of a spear.
Stock Photo #4272-17036, A young Samburu boy enjoys himself on a mudslide
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Stock Photo #4272-16944, Dressed in black leather cloaks and singing the lebarta, Samburu boys return to their lorora in the early morning carrying over their right shoulders sticks, staves and gum, which they have collected to make bows, blunt arrows and clubs after their circumcision.
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Dressed in black leather cloaks and singing the lebarta, Samburu boys return to their lorora in the early morning carrying ov...
Dressed in black leather cloaks and singing the lebarta, Samburu boys return to their lorora in the early morning carrying over their right shoulders sticks, staves and gum, which they have collected to make bows, blunt arrows and clubs after their circumcision.
Stock Photo #4272-16935, Samburu boys roast meat in the cedar forests of the Karisia Hills. Several weeks before their initiation, boys must wear charcoal blackened cloaks, which are made by their mothers from three goatskins.
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Samburu boys roast meat in the cedar forests of the Karisia Hills. Several weeks before their initiation, boys must wear char...
Samburu boys roast meat in the cedar forests of the Karisia Hills. Several weeks before their initiation, boys must wear charcoal blackened cloaks, which are made by their mothers from three goatskins.
Stock Photo #4272-16975, Samburu initiates skin a bird without the use of a knife. While their wounds heal for a month after circumcision, initiates spend their time attempting to kill as many birds as they can with a club and four blunt arrows. When a bird is killed, it is skinned, stuffed with dry grass and attached to the boy's head band by means of its beak.
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Samburu initiates skin a bird without the use of a knife. While their wounds heal for a month after circumcision, initiates s...
Samburu initiates skin a bird without the use of a knife. While their wounds heal for a month after circumcision, initiates spend their time attempting to kill as many birds as they can with a club and four blunt arrows. When a bird is killed, it is skinned, stuffed with dry grass and attached to the boy's head band by means of its beak.
Stock Photo #4272-16946, The day before Samburu boys are circumcised in their lorora, (a purpose-built circumcision encampment), senior elders will bless the sharp instruments of every household, such as pangas and axes, by pouring a little milk over them as they intone a blessing. The instruments must be laid out on the oxhide upon which the boy of each household will be circumcised.
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The day before Samburu boys are circumcised in their lorora, (a purpose-built circumcision encampment), senior elders will bl...
The day before Samburu boys are circumcised in their lorora, (a purpose-built circumcision encampment), senior elders will bless the sharp instruments of every household, such as pangas and axes, by pouring a little milk over them as they intone a blessing. The instruments must be laid out on the oxhide upon which the boy of each household will be circumcised.
Stock Photo #4272-16226, A Samburu youth, his head freshly shaved, has milk poured over him from a wooden gourd-like container decorated with green grass prior to his circumcision. Milk and green grass are blessings to these pastoral people and feature in all important ceremonies.
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A Samburu youth, his head freshly shaved, has milk poured over him from a wooden gourd-like container decorated with green gr...
A Samburu youth, his head freshly shaved, has milk poured over him from a wooden gourd-like container decorated with green grass prior to his circumcision. Milk and green grass are blessings to these pastoral people and feature in all important ceremonies.
Stock Photo #1566-1410747, Samburu tribe in Northern Kenya.
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Stock Photo #1566-1410733, Samburu tribe in Northern KenyaSamburu tribe in Kenya fetching water.
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Stock Photo #1566-1051177, Coming of age ceremony Masai tribe, Tanzania These young boys are being initiated into manhood
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Stock Photo #4272-16934, Up to a year before his circumcision, a Samburu boy will style his hair in a distinctive 'pudding bowl' shape and often rub charcoal and fat into it. Uncircumcised boys are considered children whatever their age. They have no standing in the tribe and do not belong to an age-set.
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Up to a year before his circumcision, a Samburu boy will style his hair in a distinctive 'pudding bowl' shape and often rub c...
Up to a year before his circumcision, a Samburu boy will style his hair in a distinctive 'pudding bowl' shape and often rub charcoal and fat into it. Uncircumcised boys are considered children whatever their age. They have no standing in the tribe and do not belong to an age-set.
Stock Photo #4272-18324, Kenya, Laikipia, Ol Malo. Pires Tiresi Lochopoko, a 10 year old Samburu boy painting at the Sampiripiri Art Project.
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Kenya, Laikipia, Ol Malo. Pires Tiresi Lochopoko, a 10 year old Samburu boy painting at the Sampiripiri Art Project.
Stock Photo #1792-105725, Kenya, Samburu ethnic group
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Stock Photo #4272-16938, A Samburu youth is attended by his colleagues after throwing a fit in the tension-filled days leading up to his circumcision. It is not uncommon for Samburu youths and warriors to succumb to hysterical and often violent outbursts. These fits, known to them as ndokuna, pass after a few minutes although the person may be drained of his energy for several hours.
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A Samburu youth is attended by his colleagues after throwing a fit in the tension-filled days leading up to his circumcision....
A Samburu youth is attended by his colleagues after throwing a fit in the tension-filled days leading up to his circumcision. It is not uncommon for Samburu youths and warriors to succumb to hysterical and often violent outbursts. These fits, known to them as ndokuna, pass after a few minutes although the person may be drained of his energy for several hours.
Stock Photo #4272-16945, Dressed in his black goatskin cloak, a Samburu boy puts his bundle of sticks, staves and gum on the roof of his mother's house. He has collected these with other boys from a special type of Commiphora tree during an arduous journey on foot of up to 200 miles. After his circumcision, he will make them into bows, blunt arrows and clubs.
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Dressed in his black goatskin cloak, a Samburu boy puts his bundle of sticks, staves and gum on the roof of his mother's hous...
Dressed in his black goatskin cloak, a Samburu boy puts his bundle of sticks, staves and gum on the roof of his mother's house. He has collected these with other boys from a special type of Commiphora tree during an arduous journey on foot of up to 200 miles. After his circumcision, he will make them into bows, blunt arrows and clubs.
Stock Photo #4272-16230, A young Samburu boy washes himself in a wooden water trough used for the family's livestock. Note the metal bell tied to his right leg. Should he inadvertently wander off into the bush and get lost, the bell will help his family to find him.
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A young Samburu boy washes himself in a wooden water trough used for the family's livestock. Note the metal bell tied to his ...
A young Samburu boy washes himself in a wooden water trough used for the family's livestock. Note the metal bell tied to his right leg. Should he inadvertently wander off into the bush and get lost, the bell will help his family to find him.
Stock Photo #4272-16960, A Samburu man watches over his cattle in the early morning. A family's herds must be penned in the lorara (a purpose-built circumcision encampment) before a boy can be circumcised.
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A Samburu man watches over his cattle in the early morning. A family's herds must be penned in the lorara (a purpose-built ci...
A Samburu man watches over his cattle in the early morning. A family's herds must be penned in the lorara (a purpose-built circumcision encampment) before a boy can be circumcised.
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Stock Photo #4272-16197, A Samburu warrior with long, Ochred hair pauses at the waterholes at Ilaut in typical pose. He will sell the goat and the sun-dried goatskin held between his legs at a nearby trading centre. Both are important sources of revenue for the Samburu. Goats thrive in the low-lying, dry regions of Samburuland and breed up to three times a year.
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A Samburu warrior with long, Ochred hair pauses at the waterholes at Ilaut in typical pose. He will sell the goat and the sun...
A Samburu warrior with long, Ochred hair pauses at the waterholes at Ilaut in typical pose. He will sell the goat and the sun-dried goatskin held between his legs at a nearby trading centre. Both are important sources of revenue for the Samburu. Goats thrive in the low-lying, dry regions of Samburuland and breed up to three times a year.
Stock Photo #4272-17035, Young Samburu boys enjoy themselves on a mudslide.
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Young Samburu boys enjoy themselves on a mudslide.
Stock Photo #4272-16196, A young Samburu herdsman drives goats towards a Waterhole along the Milgis - a wide, sandy seasonal watercourse which is a lifeline for pastoralists in the low-lying semi-arid region of their district. The hair style of the young man denotes his status as an uncircumcised youth.
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A young Samburu herdsman drives goats towards a Waterhole along the Milgis - a wide, sandy seasonal watercourse which is a li...
A young Samburu herdsman drives goats towards a Waterhole along the Milgis - a wide, sandy seasonal watercourse which is a lifeline for pastoralists in the low-lying semi-arid region of their district. The hair style of the young man denotes his status as an uncircumcised youth.
Stock Photo #4272-16348, A fresh spring rises at Mawingaten making the place a little oasis in the barren lava country that surrounds it. Mount Kulal is in the background. The palm trees are doum palms (Hyphaene compressa).
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A fresh spring rises at Mawingaten making the place a little oasis in the barren lava country that surrounds it. Mount Kulal ...
A fresh spring rises at Mawingaten making the place a little oasis in the barren lava country that surrounds it. Mount Kulal is in the background. The palm trees are doum palms (Hyphaene compressa).
Stock Photo #4272-16974, A Samburu initiate takes aim at a bird with a blunt arrow. While their wounds heal for a month after circumcision, initiates spend their time wandering in the countryside attempting to kill as many birds as they can with a club and four blunt arrows.
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A Samburu initiate takes aim at a bird with a blunt arrow. While their wounds heal for a month after circumcision, initiates ...
A Samburu initiate takes aim at a bird with a blunt arrow. While their wounds heal for a month after circumcision, initiates spend their time wandering in the countryside attempting to kill as many birds as they can with a club and four blunt arrows.
Stock Photo #4272-18153, Kenya, near Marsabit. Two young samburu boys follow their cattle through the arid landscape.
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Kenya, near Marsabit. Two young samburu boys follow their cattle through the arid landscape.
Stock Photo #4402-2941, Close up of the back of the head of a young Samburu boy after he has been circumcised, Mount Nyiru, Kenya, Africa
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Stock Photo #1566-1410711, Samburu tribe in Northern Kenya.
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Stock Photo #4272-16947, The day before their circumcision, Samburu boys set out in a group to draw water from a source that never dries up. Each boy will carry a new gourd shaped container made by his mother from hollowed out wood.
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The day before their circumcision, Samburu boys set out in a group to draw water from a source that never dries up. Each boy ...
The day before their circumcision, Samburu boys set out in a group to draw water from a source that never dries up. Each boy will carry a new gourd shaped container made by his mother from hollowed out wood.
Stock Photo #3153-632920, samburu, ethnic group in north central kenya, africa
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Stock Photo #4272-16967, A Samburu youth sings the lebarta, the Samburu circumcision song, just after he has been circumcised outside his mother's house. His ritual sponsors attend him before lifting him into the house for a rest. Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain.
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A Samburu youth sings the lebarta, the Samburu circumcision song, just after he has been circumcised outside his mother's hou...
A Samburu youth sings the lebarta, the Samburu circumcision song, just after he has been circumcised outside his mother's house. His ritual sponsors attend him before lifting him into the house for a rest. Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain.
Stock Photo #4272-16722, Two Samburu warriors relax on a rock outcrop near the foothills of the Ndoto Mountains in Samburuland. This northern region of semi-arid thorn scrub country barely supports sufficient livestock for the semi-nomadic pastoralists living there. The Samburu of Northern Kenya are related to their more famous cousins, the _maa speaking Maasai.
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Two Samburu warriors relax on a rock outcrop near the foothills of the Ndoto Mountains in Samburuland. This northern region o...
Two Samburu warriors relax on a rock outcrop near the foothills of the Ndoto Mountains in Samburuland. This northern region of semi-arid thorn scrub country barely supports sufficient livestock for the semi-nomadic pastoralists living there. The Samburu of Northern Kenya are related to their more famous cousins, the _maa speaking Maasai.
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Stock Photo #4272-16968, A Samburu youth is carried by his sponsors into his mother's house to rest just after he has been circumcised in the early morning. Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain. Even the blink of an eyelid is frowned upon. It takes a good circumciser a minute to finish the operation and move quickly on to his next customer.
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A Samburu youth is carried by his sponsors into his mother's house to rest just after he has been circumcised in the early mo...
A Samburu youth is carried by his sponsors into his mother's house to rest just after he has been circumcised in the early morning. Boys are not allowed to show any sign of fear or pain. Even the blink of an eyelid is frowned upon. It takes a good circumciser a minute to finish the operation and move quickly on to his next customer.
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Sits Kenya, Samburu-Reservat, woman, boy, background, cottages, no models Africa, North-Kenya, national-preserve, preserve, r...
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Stock Photo #4272-16948, A Samburu boy the day before his circumcision. He has daubed the right side of his face and body with white clay while drawing water from a source that never dries up. Each boy will carry for this purpose a new gourd shaped container made by his mother from hollowed out wood.
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A Samburu boy the day before his circumcision. He has daubed the right side of his face and body with white clay while drawin...
A Samburu boy the day before his circumcision. He has daubed the right side of his face and body with white clay while drawing water from a source that never dries up. Each boy will carry for this purpose a new gourd shaped container made by his mother from hollowed out wood.
Stock Photo #4272-16220, A Samburu warrior resplendent with long, braided, Ochred hair. The braids at the front have been fashioned in a protruding fringe rather like a sunshade. The cloth on top keeps the braids in place. The round ear ornaments of the warriors are made of ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance.
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A Samburu warrior resplendent with long, braided, Ochred hair. The braids at the front have been fashioned in a protruding fr...
A Samburu warrior resplendent with long, braided, Ochred hair. The braids at the front have been fashioned in a protruding fringe rather like a sunshade. The cloth on top keeps the braids in place. The round ear ornaments of the warriors are made of ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance.
Stock Photo #4272-16936, A Samburu woman sews a leather cloak for her younger brother. For several weeks before a boy is circumcised, he must wear a charcoal-blackened cloak, which is made from three goatskins.
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A Samburu woman sews a leather cloak for her younger brother. For several weeks before a boy is circumcised, he must wear a c...
A Samburu woman sews a leather cloak for her younger brother. For several weeks before a boy is circumcised, he must wear a charcoal-blackened cloak, which is made from three goatskins.
Stock Photo #4272-16219, A Samburu warrior resplendent with long, braided, Ochred hair. The round ear ornaments of the warriors are fashioned from ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance. Ochre is a natural earth containing ferric oxide which is mixed with animal fat to the consistency of greasepaint.
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A Samburu warrior resplendent with long, braided, Ochred hair. The round ear ornaments of the warriors are fashioned from ivo...
A Samburu warrior resplendent with long, braided, Ochred hair. The round ear ornaments of the warriors are fashioned from ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud, taking great trouble over their appearance. Ochre is a natural earth containing ferric oxide which is mixed with animal fat to the consistency of greasepaint.
Stock Photo #4272-16932, A Samburu lorora in the cedar forests of the Karisia Hills. Circumcision ceremonies for boys take place in these purpose built encampments, which can be large enough to accommodate two hundred families.
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A Samburu lorora in the cedar forests of the Karisia Hills. Circumcision ceremonies for boys take place in these purpose buil...
A Samburu lorora in the cedar forests of the Karisia Hills. Circumcision ceremonies for boys take place in these purpose built encampments, which can be large enough to accommodate two hundred families.
Stock Photo #4272-18394, Kenya, Laikipia, Ol Malo. A young visitor on safari at Ol Malo meets local Samburu at a manyatta.
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Kenya, Laikipia, Ol Malo. A young visitor on safari at Ol Malo meets local Samburu at a manyatta.
Stock Photo #1850-15622, Kenya, Waso Nyiro River, Samburu Boys With Cattle Herd.
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Stock Photo #4272-16970, Kenya, South Horr, Kurungu. A Samburu youth after his circumcision. The day after he has been circumcised, the initiate must hang in his pierced earlobes copper ear ornaments that are normally worn by married women.
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Kenya, South Horr, Kurungu. A Samburu youth after his circumcision. The day after he has been circumcised, the initiate must ...
Kenya, South Horr, Kurungu. A Samburu youth after his circumcision. The day after he has been circumcised, the initiate must hang in his pierced earlobes copper ear ornaments that are normally worn by married women.

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