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The Damara Living Museum shows the way of living, customs and culture of the Damara tribe near Twyfelfontein in Namibia. In traditional dress activities such as fire making, forging, gaming, embroidery making and collecting of food ware shown the way it was done less than 100 years ago by this tribe that partly lived from hunting and gathering and partly from subsistence agriculture. The recordings were made during an overland trip from Europe to South Africa from August 2013 until November 2015. If you like this clip you may also be interested in my trip about the San in Namibia and the Hadza in Tanzania.
A compilation of the Eenkuwa Cultural Group from Northern Namibia during their performance at a regional culture festival in 2012. The girls, competing in the upper primary category, are ages 15 up to 17. They are of the Owambo tribe and more specifically the Kwambi sub-tribe. The performance consists of a drama followed by 3 dances that are specific to Kwambi traditional culture. The drama and singing is all in the Oshiwambo language. This performance won the girls first place at the competition.
Website: http://www.seantucker.photography/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/seantuck/ I put out a video recently talking about how to start moving your photography career in a particular direction. I asked myself what sort of photography really spoke to me, and in my case it was pretty obvious. It was people photography. Portraits. Especially portraits of people from different contexts and with different stories to my own. My photography heroes are Steve McCurry, Sebastiao Salgado, Jimmy Nelson and Joey L for his work in Africa, India and Syria. I understand that it’s a different era now and that grabbing a job at National Geographic is not a realistic option. I also know that no one is coming to knock on my door to hire me for this sort of work just because I would love to do it....
What happens when a traveler encounters the Himba tribe in Namibia? Earlier this year, Sussan Mourad travelled with the World Nomads film crew to explore Namibia. The highlight of the trip was the day spent visiting a nomadic Himba tribe deep in the heart of Namibia. While apprehensive at first, Sussan managed to connect with the women of the tribe despite language and cultural barriers. After speaking extensively about the Himba women's unique beauty regime of applying ochre and fat to their skin, Sussan asks if she too can try out the treatment. Watch as Sussan is transformed from traveller to tribal woman -- and see how the women of the tribe react to her new look. *Note: Being invited into a Himba village and being dressed like a Himba woman is not a common occurrence in Nami...
Women and girls tend to perform more labor intensive work than men and boys do, such as carrying water to the village, earthen plastering the mopane wood homes with a traditional mixture of red clay soil and cow manure binding agent, collecting firewood, attend to the calabash vines used for producing and ensuring a secure supply of soured milk, cooking and serving meals, as well as artisans making handicrafts, clothing and jewelry. The responsibility for milking the cows and goats also lies with the women and girls. Women and girls take care of the children, and one woman or girl will take care of another woman's children. The men's main task is preoccupied tending to the livestock farming, herding where the men will often be away from the family home for extended periods, animal slaughte...
Kapenda asks people in Windhoek what they like about their country :) Easy Languages is an international video project aiming at supporting people worldwide to learn languages through authentic street interviews. We also use this format to expose our street culture abroad and create a more diverse image of our countries. Episodes are produced in local languages and contain subtitles in both the original language as well as in English. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/easylanguagestreetinterviews Info: www.easy-languages.org Host of this episode: Kevin Kapenda Editor: Janusz Hamerski Later Kapenda asked German people what do they like about their country: http://youtu.be/190cDDwrmAQ We did this little survey within an media workshop we did in our partner school A.Shipena in Windhoe...
Curiously, the tradition of beaded jewellery in African culture relied on European beads. These were brought by traders to barter for African goods such as ivory. In Himba culture image and appearance are very important. They just have other plastic art that they create on their own body. No painting or sculpture mold, but . A tribe is viewed, developmentally or historically, as a social group existing before the development of, or outside, states. A tribe is a group of distinct people, .
Twenty-nine-year-old Zuma Katjiuonga lives two lives. In Namibia's capital Windhoek, he works as a lighting technician for a regional TV broadcaster. He leads a modern life and has been in a relationship for two years. But he also belongs to the nomadic Himba tribe and feels bound to its traditions.It's estimated that around 7,000 Himba live in Namibia and Angola today. Most of Africa's nomadic tribes have long since settled down. Today there are just eight large nomadic tribes on the continent, like the Massai. But they, too, have to balance a life between the modern world and traditional customs. For more go to http://www.dw.de/program/global-3000/s-11487-9798
The Himba people of northern Namibian have maintained their unique culture for centuries. That is despite challenges from an unforgiving climate and outside pressures. But for how much longer can they preserve their way of life? CCTV's Maria Galang reports
On February 17th NPG and the Pupkewitz Foundation, along with the Ministry of Education and the Khomas Regional Council inaugurated new classrooms at the Olof Palme Primary School in Windhoek, Namibia. This was the Oshiwambo Cultural Dance show for the celebrations!
The Himba are a traditional people living in Namibia, Africa. Join Nikon Ambassador Chris McLennan behind the scenes as he photographs this fascinating culture. Watch to the very end to see his still images. For more of Chris's adventures and photography, follow him on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Chris.McLennan.Photography All video and stills shot on Nikon D800e and D4. Music by PremiumBeat.com