Surma, Suri tribe, Omo Valley, Southern  Ethiopia, : Stock Photo
Two young surma, suri, boys painting themselves in the river. Inspired by their environment they pulverize locally found white chalk, yellow mineral rock, red iron ore, and black charcoal to decorate their bodies, often mimicking the spotted plumage of a guinea fowl.


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Surma, Suri tribe, Omo Valley, Southern Ethiopia,

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Piper Mackay
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Two young surma, suri, boys painting themselves in the river. Inspired by their environment they pulverize locally found white chalk, yellow mineral rock, red iron ore, and black charcoal to decorate their bodies, often mimicking the spotted plumage of a guinea fowl.
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Stone
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