Photos: Yawalapiti men participate in this year's 'quarup' ritual
Brazilian Yawalapiti men participate in this year's quarup ritual to honor in death a person of great importance to them, in the Xingu National Park.
2nd Ordos Int'l Nadam Fair opens in China's Inner Mongolia - Xinhua | English.news.cn
2nd Ordos Int'l Nadam Fair opens in China's Inner Mongolia---Nadam, meaning entertainment and playing in Mongolian language, is a folk festival of the Mongolian ethnic group. The eight-day fair in Ordos consists of art, cultural and trade activities as well as sports competitions, including horse-racing and Mongolian-style wrestling.
Belly Dance and Vintage inspired Costuming.
“ “Women of the African Ark series. Rashaida woman dancing, Eritrea.” Photograph by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher. *Sorry the top is a bit torn. ”
India – Martial arts school for Muslim women
Muslim schoolgirls from St. Maaz high school practice Chinese wushu martial arts inside the school compound in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad July 8, 2008. Girls from ages 10 to 16 participate in weekly sessions during school term. Hyderabad is the capital of Southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. South Indian Muslims commonly engage in learning the…
india - andhra pradesh
A visit to the Lambadi or Banjara tribal people at Raikal village. Amongst innumerable tribes who have thronged various places of eastern India, Banjara is significant. They are the typical nomads who wonder from one place to another thus leading a life in its own terms and condition. Thus their way of living is quite thrilling and full of adventures. What are equally colorful are their costumes. In fact, a Banjara women`s mode of dressing is regarded to be the most colorful as well as…
Flower Men from Asir - Saudi Arabia
The flower men live in Yemen and Saudi Arabia. They wear a headdress made with fresh flowers and grasses. They still live in a very tribal way, and do not like to meet foreigners. Meeting them in the souq of Al Farsha is a special time as you need a police escort and a lot of diplomacy to go in the area. © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue.com