2016 / People / Culture

MURSI TRIBE

  • Photographer
    TOM A

I went over four days from Japan in order to meet Murushi tribe. In Ethiopia night bus service took more than a few days because it is forbidden.In the old days, era slave trade was a thriving, beautiful woman was taken as all slaves. So it is came to avoid that is chosen as slaves be in ugly appearance drilled a hole in his own lips. Dish is put in before and after the age of 16, it seems gradually to a large dish with the growth The size of the dish is a beautiful woman the greater, things become a lot the number of cattle to be exchanged betrothal at the time of the marriage.