Painted Women of the Karo Tribe

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These Nyangatom women paint themselves to celebrate a peace agreement with the Karo tribe that lives across the river.  Last year these two tribes were killing each other over control of fertile crop land on the Omo River's banks.
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These Nyangatom women paint themselves to celebrate a peace agreement with the Karo tribe that lives across the river. Last year these two tribes were killing each other over control of fertile crop land on the Omo River's banks.
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