Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Young boys from the Mursi tribe walk on stilts. The construction of the Gibe III dam — the third largest hydroelectric plant in Africa — and large cotton and sugar plantations and factories are impacting heavily on the tribes living in the valley who depend on the Omo river for survival. Some Mursi women choose to wear a saucer lip plate dhebi a tugoin. The wound is then stretched over time to accommodate a large clay plate.
Ethiopia's tribes – in pictures | World news | The Guardian
The Suri people in Southwest Ethiopia have become the continued target of affluent tourist visitors, TV documentary producers, journalists and various other travelers. In this "encounter", one theme dominates: the "discovery of a remote, pristine tribe" with a "natural, unspoilt physical beauty". The Suri are engaged by the western visitors with a specific image of the exotic and are expected to conform to it; they are thus made into a cultural spectacle. In most of the encounters, the agency of the Suri as a people with their own problems and interests is negated and the effect of foreign presence on them is denied or ignored.
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