Suri decoration by Pavel Wolberg, Israel
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Portraits of decorated Suri youth,the Suri put cahlk on their skin and painting with it on their body with their hands ,they use different objects to stamp their body with the cahlk .The Suri i is the name of a semi-nomadic people who live in a mountainous region of Ethiopia next to the Sudan border, and across the border in Sudan. Their homeland is remote, located in desolate mountains, and traditional rivalries with their tribal neighbors have become quite bloody as automatic firearms have become available from the parties in the Sudanese Civil War.They have a macho culture, with an obsession for stick fighting called donga bringing great prestige to men — it is especially important when seeking a bride — and they are very competitive, at the risk of serious injury and occasional death. The males are often shaved bald, and frequently wear little or no clothes, even during stick fights.Their children are sometimes decorated with white clay paint and other colored pigments, which may be dotted on the face or body,the body art is asthetic expression and olso attracting the opposite sex,
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