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Tribes By Art Wolfe,

  • Title: Tribes
  • Author: Art Wolfe
  • ISBN: 9780517703687
  • Page: 126
  • Format: Hardcover
  • On every continent except Antarctica, there are extraordinary indigenous peoples who adorn themselves with the wondrous ornamentation that nature avoids multicolored clays and dyes,brilliant feathers, and other exotic elements.But as civilization expands, it encroaches on their unique ways of life their customs have begun to change as they are assimilated into dominant sOn every continent except Antarctica, there are extraordinary indigenous peoples who adorn themselves with the wondrous ornamentation that nature avoids multicolored clays and dyes,brilliant feathers, and other exotic elements.But as civilization expands, it encroaches on their unique ways of life their customs have begun to change as they are assimilated into dominant societies To celebrate these traditions, world renowned nature photographer Art Wolfe has traveled around the world to observe and document the people and places in Tribes, a remarkable collection of than 120 photographs.Using his skills as a photographer of the natural world, Wolfe turns his lens on thirty five diverse groups among them, the Bumi of Ethiopia, who scar their torsos with raised geometric designs the Maasai warriors of Kenya, with their towering ostrich plume headdresses and vivid ochre dyes the Lisu women of northern Thailand, whose indigo turbans are laden with colorful tassels and pounded silver the men of Samoa, who tattoo their torsos and thighs in marvelous, meaningful patterns and the Kayapo of the Basin, who paint themselves with tropical fruit dyes and wear flamboyant headdresses of parrot feathers.But Tribes is than a simple document of body art it is a bold celebration of the pageantry and patterns of everyday life With an introduction by Harvard anthropologist David Maybury Lewis and a foreword by Iman, Tribes offers a rare glimpse into the world s most fascinating cultures Taken tribe by tribe, the variety of adornment and cultural experience Art Wolfe has discovered is astonishing taken as a whole, the collection of photographs is a testimonial to the power of human creation and spirit.
    Tribes On every continent except Antarctica there are extraordinary indigenous peoples who adorn themselves with the wondrous ornamentation that nature avoids multicolored clays and dyes brilliant feathers

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    1. Tribes contains photographs of people the world over, usually from rural less developed less known areas These are people whose lives hew closely to tradition than most of us living in developed areas, and the costumes and decoration pictured can be incredibly elaborate.At the end of each section there s a bit of info about each of the tribes whose members are pictured One thing I found striking was the lip plates not their existence, but that in one tribe they were decoration for women and in [...]

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