Teacher and kids in a classroom. Kafue National Park primary school.
The Makishi is a character that for the northwestern peoples of Zambia represent a manifestation of the spirit of a dead ancestor returning to the world of the living. The Makishi are tightly related to the ceremony of Mukanda in which young boys become men, being the Makishi's role to lead the boys in that transit and teach them how the will have to behave in the future.
Saved from the fire
In August 2012 a party of five San men accompanied an Australian tourist on a cultural hike. That day the group was engulfed by a bush fire and the party of bushmen made a shield to protect the tourist with their own bodies.
Fulani initiation rite
Initiation rite for Fulani boys to become a man.
Portraits of San people from the Kalahari desert
Tribes of the Omo Valley, Ethiopia
Everyday life of the Himba people.
The ceremony of circumcision is a rite of passage from boy to man that every Yom boy has to endure to become someone in Yom society.
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