African Nuer Woman, South Sudan.

African tribe Nuer Woman South Sudan.

Nuer Woman, South Sudan.

African Nuer Woman, South Sudan 1930s.

The Nuer, proper name Naath or Nei Ti Naath (“people”) are an African ethnic group in South Sudan and western Ethiopia, where especially in the Gambela Region. They are traditionally cattle farmers.

Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik

Note:  Ashanti warriors. Asante Manta. Ethnic group in West Africa.

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