Category Archives: Wodaabe

Wodaabe Style

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Niger 2000…or thereabouts The “scarf” these young men wear on their head is called a tagelmoust. It is of cotton and at least 13 meters long. The Wodaabe are skillful at wrapping their heads as are the Touareg. A mask can easily … Continue reading

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Niger: Wodaabe Ceremony

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Niger: Somewhere near Agadez The Wodaabe are nomadic. The elders, women and children set up camps and send the young men out with the cattle. They men stay with the cattle until the grass is sparse, then the camp is moved. … Continue reading

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Fulani or Peul?

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On the Border Between Mali and Mauritania 2005 We stopped in a market town where the Fulani or Peul (the French call this tribe Peul) women wore these coin headdresses. This woman has a tattoo on her chin in addition … Continue reading

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Wodaabe Tribe

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Niger 2000 Wodaabe men arrive at a camp in Niger’s Sahel to watch a Geerewol celebration. They have ridden from their camps which change locations depending on the availability of grazing for their cattle. The Wodaabe do not believe in … Continue reading

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