Ovambo women of the kingdom Ondonga, Namibia.

Africa, tribe, Bantu, Ovambo, Ondonga,
Ovambo women, Ondonga S.W. Africa.

Ovambo women of the kingdom Ondonga S.W. Africa.

African tribe

The Bantu society Ovambo is the most numerous population group of Namibia and is also in the immediately adjacent extreme south of Angola’s largest ethnic group.

The Ovambo live mainly in the Namibian-Angolan border region of North Central Namibia, which was called in the German colonial era and the South African occupation Ovamboland. The region lies between southern Angola and the Etosha National Park in Namibia.

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

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Traditional Musgu woman with Labret Piercing, 1930.
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