• 1. Daubed in orange grease, Himba women appear of a different color than their herder men1. Daubed in orange grease, Himba women appear of a different color than their herder men
  • 2. Most Himba women busy themselves with basketry2. Most Himba women busy themselves with basketry
  • 3. Besides huge cones and a special leather hat. Himba belles wear little but a loincloth3. Besides huge cones and a special leather hat. Himba belles wear little but a loincloth
  • 4. The senior matron in the encampment4. The senior matron in the encampment
  • 5. Himba jewelry crafted from solid aluminum5. Himba jewelry crafted from solid aluminum
  • 6. Woman grinding hematite.  This powder, mixed in grease, is used to anoint their bodies6. Woman grinding hematite. This powder, mixed in grease, is used to anoint their bodies
  • 7. In spite of his mange this kid drew attention by making faces7. In spite of his mange this kid drew attention by making faces
  • 8. Herero are a branch of the Himba who are always clothed.8. Herero are a branch of the Himba who are always clothed.
  • 9. Herero wear clothing copied from 19th century German missionaries to which they have added their cow-horn cap9. Herero wear clothing copied from 19th century German missionaries to which they have added their cow-horn cap
  • 10. This Himba mother would turn heads on Madison Avenue10. This Himba mother would turn heads on Madison Avenue
  • 11. How does one whiten teeth on the Skeleton Coast ?11. How does one whiten teeth on the Skeleton Coast ?
  • 12. Big flip-flops for a little girl12. Big flip-flops for a little girl
  • 13. One does get a bit self-conscious13. One does get a bit self-conscious