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Keywords:
Himba
Herrero
ethnic group
tribe
primitive people
pastoralist
woman
bare breast
breast
ochre
dust
dye
stain
skin
firewood
bead
necklace
anthropology
Kaokoland
Namibia
Africa
The Himba are a minority group in Namibia, representing less than one per cent of the population. They dust their skin with an ochre dye and never wash. The women go bare-breasted and cover their lower bodies with cloths and animal skins. These women is carrying firewood back to the stockade.

The Himba are a minority group in Namibia, representing less than one per cent of the population. They dust their skin with an ochre dye and never wash. The women go bare-breasted and cover their lower bodies with cloths and animal skins. These women is carrying firewood back to the stockade.

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