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Art for the sake of Su: Burkina Faso, Kassena people

Kassena became isolated as an ethnic group in the 20th century and are characterized by their own traditions, culture, and outstanding intricately decorated houses honoring the god Su. The most…

Maka Indians

Maka Indians, living in a reservation near Asuncion, Paraguay, are believed to be the closest to native South American Indians. A curious fact about them is that their national hero is a Russian Juan…
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Tengzug shrines of Tallensi

Tallensi people of Tongo in Northern Ghana have colorful traditions and interesting shrines. The main shrine in Tengzug requires a pilgrim to enter topless and witness the ritual sacrifice, if the…

Kalash people

Kalash are indigenous people living in the Chitral District of Pakistan, right next to Afghanistan border. This unique tribe managed to preserve their Indo-European roots and pagan traditions right in…
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Dogon Tribe of Mali

Dogon tribe in Mali is famous for its ritual masks, interesting creation myths and fox divination. This tribe managed to preserve their ancient beliefs through the centuries and stay unaffected by the…

The tree-dwelling Korowai tribe

Korowai tribe in Kia, Indonesia, was discovered not so long ago, and is disappearing day by day. The tribesmen live in tree houses to protect themselves against mosquitoes, animals and sorcery,…

The skin cutting ritual

Kaningara tribesmen, living around the Sepik river in Papua New Guinea have a rather bloody initiation ritual for young men, which involves cutting skin with razors to rid them of their mothers' blood…
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The Great Dance of the terrifying Nyau

Nyaus of Malawi hide in the cemeteries, wear scary masks, act like wild animals and can kill people while possessed by an evil spirit. They dance at the funerals and initiations, and their dance is…

Himba - the most fashionable tribe in Africa

Himba tribe, which lives on the shores of Kunene river in Angola and northern Namibia, is considered the most fashionable in Africa, and through the years Himba women became an iconic image for the…
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