August 8, 2014

Mursi Tribe, Ethiopia

Photograph by Miro May, National Geographic Your Shot

Clad in chalky white tribal paint, members of the Mursi tribe stare down a photographer's camera in Mago National Park. Located in southwestern Ethiopia and bordered by mountains and the Omo River, the Mursi's home is one of the most isolated regions in the country. The tribe's women are often recognized for the large clay plates worn in their lower lips.

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