464 Posts

brownbeautydaily Pretty Wodaabe woman from Niger,1986. Photo by Steve McCurry. Look at those beautiful eyes! #Fulani #Africa #Niger #Stunning #Wodaabe #Gorgeous #BlackWomen #BlackIsBeautiful #BrownBeautyDaily 7h

» LOG IN to write comment.

Normal Chicken_God_Jewellery
chicken_god_jewellery Africa | Detail from a Wodaabe/Bororo mans embroidered tunic from Niger | 20th century | Textiles,woven and embroidered. 4d

» LOG IN to write comment.

frofoodandfashion [Mood: wish this flu would let me live!]
The Wodaabe* are part of the fulani nation. They live as nomads along the southern edge of the #Sahara (Niger/ Nigeria/ Chad). They consider themselves the most beautiful people on this earth. The Wodaabe mostly keep to themselves and rarely marry outside of their group, enabling them to keep the cultural and genetic identity pure.
Their long history of tradition, culture and values are a core to life and has enabled them to resist most colonization and modernism. *those under the temple of purity
#CarolBeckwith #AngelaFisher
#Passages #AfricaAdorned #wodaabe #bororo #mbororo #fulani #peul #gerewol #ceremony #nomadic #pastoral #myafrica #africantribe #africanculture #africanheritage #tradition #customs #beauty #knowyouroots
4d

» LOG IN to write comment.

habariprod The highlands of Guinea in the heart of West Africa. Way off the beaten track and tough to find on the map. #wodaabe #guinea #africa #travelphotography #tribe #habaripeople #westafrica #travel #explore #offthemap 6d

» LOG IN to write comment.

betoescamilla 🌍 Guérewol. Dans la région sahélienne du #Niger, un homme #Wodaabe Fula (Bororo/Peul) s’est peint le visage pour danser le #Yaake, qui est a la fois un concours de beauté masculine. #Afrique #Africa #amazing #amour #boy #beauty #Fulani #Guérewol #guy #insomnia #jaune #life #love #makeup #mind #soul #spirit #wild #yellow 6d

» LOG IN to write comment.

  •   elhadje25 Wanna order one of ur products...just don't know which portrait to choose...suggestion???.. we can ship it im in cky...@wannart 1w
  •   wannart Umm I'm not sure what u r into. But if you find something that you like feel free to DM me. If I haven't sold it yet then it can be yours. Although idk how shipping it to Ckry would work. Unless you know of someone that's heading there. @elhadje25 1w
  •   elhadje25 Ok. I'll DM u...I can just send a request to my colleagues in ur city to come pik it up at an adress ull provide...shipping fees will be paid here... ill make a choice nd DM u. Thx 1w
  •   wannart Sure, sounds good. They can pick it up at my studio @elhadje25 1w
  •   daltestilo 6d

» LOG IN to write comment.

chicken_god_jewellery ️Wodaabe men decorate their faces and dance for hours to impress female judges - who may take them as lovers. 1w

» LOG IN to write comment.

» LOG IN to write comment.

» LOG IN to write comment.

sarocthemc What is Africa to me:
Copper sun or scarlet sea,
Jungle star or jungle track,
Strong bronzed men, or regal black
Women from whose loins I sprang
When the birds of Eden sang?
One three centuries removed
From the scenes his fathers loved,
Spicy grove, cinnamon tree,
What is Africa to me?-Countee Cullen, Heritage #counteecullen #heritage #harlemrenaissance #poetry #africa #musings #wodaabe #beauty
2w

» LOG IN to write comment.

jumokeshotme Repost from @duroolowu via @igrepost_app, Women of the Wodaabe/Mbororo-Fulani tribe #NorthernNigeria #Niger #Wodaabe #Fulani #Africa #adornment #beauty #style 2w

» LOG IN to write comment.

teyahgetslife #Squad .... #Repost @duroolowu
・・・
Women of the Wodaabe/Mbororo-Fulani tribe #NorthernNigeria #Niger #Wodaabe #Fulani #Africa #adornment #beauty #style
2w

» LOG IN to write comment.

chicken_god_jewellery Make-up,flirting,bling outfits.But this beauty contest has a twist-the men dress up,the women pick the winners. ️What does the Wodaabe people's pageant tell us about male beauty? Tall,slim,facial symmetry and good teeth-this could be the universal tick list of a beauty pageant judge.And when the contestants are men,their faces painted with red,white and yellow clay, the aesthetic holds true. ️The colours used are symbolic too. Red ochre , is associated with blood and violence and so only used on special occasions.Yellow clay,used by some dancers to paint patterns on the face, is colour of magic and transformation.And black, to darken lips and emphasise eyes,is a favourite hue, partly because it is the opposite of white-the colour of loss and death. 2w

» LOG IN to write comment.