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Africa | Fulani (Peule) woman. West Africa | ©Gianni, via his blog “AFRICA (ovvero il mal d’ Africa)”

Peul o Fulani, da sempre pastori nomadi;

Africa | Scanned image from the National Geographic publication August 1975 ~ article entitled 'The Niger: River of Sorrow.  River of Hope'.  Text and photos by Georg Gerster.  Caption to this photos "Earmarks of wealth among the Fulanis, giant gold ornaments festoon a woman at Dialloube; a head strap often helps support the heavy earrings.  As the family's fortune increase, more gold may be hammered onto the jewelry"

“August, Earmarks of wealth among the Fulanis, giant gold ornaments festoon a woman at Dialloube; a head strap often helps support the heavy earrings. As a family’s fortunes increase, more gold may be hammered onto the jewelry.

Africa | Simbè Sankarè, from Sèvarè, Mali, is dressed in “bogolan” fabric, or “mud cloth” dyed with fermented mud. | ©Tom Debley

Simbè Sankarè, from Sèvarè, Mali, dressed in “bogolan/mud cloth” fabric, dyed with fermented mud.

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