151st Anniversary of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Hopi Indians are the oldest Native American tribe in the World. Just like the Ancient Egyptians and Ancient Mayans, they too can trace the roots of their culture back to the lost civilization of Atlantis. (?)
'Mynga' - from the Mumuhuila tribe of Angola
www.john-kenny.com This stunning girl has typical hair for a Mumuhuila. Even for Africa, the hairstyles are like something I've never come across before. It has a similar amount of preparation put into it like the Himba would with powdered ochre and buttermilk (i.e. they might spend maybe an hour or more each day adding powder and oils to keep its form and almost 'wet' look) but the hair of the Mumuhuila is actually different...because of the colours and it's also hard as a rock. It's…
Woman with Braided Hair
An 1880 CDV. I believe that is May 4, 1880. From an album. According to the obituaries found by Nori, she is approximately 19 in this picture, and her fiancé was about 32.
African American Woman Portrait
Portraits of African Americans from the Alvan S. Harper Collection (1884-1910) Source: State Library and Archives of Florida Photographic Collection. Copyright: No Known Copyright Restrictions (?) For more on African American experience and achievements in the U.S. and elsewhere visit Discover Black Heritage , a travel guide to black history and culture.