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Photography by Eric Lafforgue
FeaturedINDIGENOUSLOCALS / July 2014

TRIBES OF THE OMO VALLEY: A STYLE IN BETWEEN TRADITIONS AND MODERNITY

Photography by Eric Lafforgue
Text by Dora Moutot

Ethiopia’s Omo Valley is that part of the world where every “adventurer of style” dreams of going. Located in southern Ethiopia, the Omo Valley is one of those few places in the world that is still home to many tribal peoples, whose population is about 200,000 in this region. French photographer Eric Lafforgue (National Geographic, Lonely Planet, etc) has travelled there several times and photographed beautiful and colorful portraits of the tribes of the Omo Valley, where tribal styles sometimes meet surprising accents of modernity.

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