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Femme Touaregue . Gao. Mali by courregesg, via Flickr

What awesome facial tattoos, I wonder if the smudging on the lower part of her face is a tattoo as well? The beauty hidden under veils.

A Tuareg Girl:  The Tuareg are a Berber people with a traditionally nomadic pastoralist lifestyle.  Most Tuareg live in the Saharan parts of Niger and Mali but, being nomadic, there is constant movement across national borders, and small groups of Tuareg are also found in southeastern Algeria, southwestern Libya and northern Burkina Faso, and a small community in northern Nigeria.

A Tuareg girl, an indigenous, nomadic people of north Africa. I would like to see the rest of the hair to see the whole hair style.

Hi! Another wonderful day to be thankful for and more celebration of beauty. Here are some lovely faces from several tribes of Tuareg nomads of the Sahara and Sahel who come from Algeria and Niger.

Tuareg Beauty by Photographer Monroe Yohey - Hi! Another wonderful day to be thankful for and more celebration of beauty. Here are some lovely faces from several tribes of Tuareg nomads of the Sahara.

Afar (Ethiopia). Some say the Afar are descendants of the Egyptian pharaohs. They share some similarities in the way people wear their hair and shawls draped loosely over their shoulders, a few words of their language, and use symbols reminiscent of hieroglyphics to mark their camels.

The Afar (Afar: Qafár), also known as the Danakil, are an ethnic group in the Horn of Africa. They primarily live in the Afar Region of Ethiopia and in northern Djibouti, although some also inhabit the southern point of Eritrea.

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Photo (A well traveled woman)

queennubian: omoysnextplace: A Wodaabe girl photographed by Marie-Laure de Decker Beautiful African Princess :) adorable!::melttttttts:: I want to be Wodaabe

Maybe it's the fact I'm a mother now, but something about this is captivating to me! Women are a lot stronger than we look!:)and the bond were capable of having with our children is unreal!

Mali woman carrying firewood in Segou.The Voluntary Fund for the United Nations Decade for Women.

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