There are over 80 different tribes in Ethiopia. In the Omo Valley you can experience local tribes in traditional clothes at traditional local markets. It was a very colorful and interesting experience. Here are pictures of some of the local tribal people.

The Omo Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Various tribes

Group Local Tribes
Group of local tribes people at market. (1166k)
Local Market Area
Local market. In this area, many of the women were wearing the leather caps that you see in the lower right. (971k)
Local Men
Local men. (1086k)
Local Men
Local men. (712k)
Local Man Like
Local man. I like the mini skirts that they are wearing. (740k)
Local Woman
Local woman. (787k)
Local Woman
Local woman. (952k)
Local Woman
Local woman. (883k)
Local Women
Local women. (974k)
Local Women
Local women. (814k)
Local Woman
Local woman. (845k)
Local Woman
Local woman. (817k)
Local Woman
Local woman. (557k)
Local Woman
Local woman. (577k)
Village Had Lots
This village had lots of such statues. (1140k)

Tigray

Tigray Woman
Tigray woman. (898k)
Hairdo Tigray Woman
Hairdo of Tigray woman. (527k)

Alaba

Alaba Man Tall
Alaba man. The tall hats are typical for the Alaba men. (585k)
Alaba Men
Alaba men. (628k)

Konso

Konso Market
Konso at the market. (954k)
Older Konso Woman
Older Konso woman. (667k)
Konso Woman
Konso woman. (624k)

Hamer

Group Hamer Women
Group of Hamer women at the market. (904k)
Three Brightly Decorated
Three brightly decorated Hamer women. (905k)
Close-up Hamer Woman
Close-up of Hamer woman. (788k)
Close-up Hamer Woman
Close-up of Hamer woman. (772k)
Close-up Hamer Woman
Close-up of Hamer woman. (736k)
Hamer Woman
Hamer woman. (864k)
Hamer Woman
Hamer woman. (912k)
Close-up Hamer Woman
Close-up of Hamer woman. (867k)
Hamer Kids
Hamer kids. (1189k)

Benna

Benna Man
Benna man. (903k)
Benna Youngster Stilts
Benna youngster on stilts. They try to get tips from tourists. (885k)
Benna Youngster
Benna youngster. (656k)
Benna Man Rifle
Benna man with rifle. They all carried rifles because of cattle rustler from competing tribes. (834k)
Close-up Benna Man
Close-up of Benna man. (540k)
Unmarried Benna Woman
Unmarried Benna woman. (1098k)
Close-up Unmarried Benna
Close-up of unmarried Benna woman. (793k)

Dorze

Dorze Woman
Dorze woman. (629k)
Dorze Woman Spinning
Dorze woman spinning yarn. (1023k)
Dorze Man Showing
Dorze man showing traditional dance. (963k)
Dorze Hanging Market
Dorze hanging out at the market, smoking the water pipe. (1023k)

Arbore

Arbore Woman
Arbore woman. (868k)
Arbore Woman
Arbore woman. (718k)
Close-up Arbore Woman
Close-up of Arbore woman. (703k)

Mursi

Mursi Men
Mursi men. (968k)
Mursi Man
Mursi man. (1031k)
Mursi Man Painted
Mursi man. Some of them were painted like this. (843k)
Mursi Girl
Mursi girl. (749k)
Mursi Kids
Mursi kids. (1050k)
Mursi Women Grinding
Mursi women grinding flower. (970k)
Old Mursi Woman
Old Mursi woman. (840k)
Older Mursi Woman
Older Mursi woman. (1032k)
Mursi Woman Child
Mursi woman with child. (723k)
Young Mursi Woman
Young Mursi woman. Not all had the lip disks. (870k)
Mursi Woman Children
Mursi woman with children. She has a large lip disk. (891k)
Mursi Woman Large
Mursi woman with a large lip disk. (672k)
Mursi Woman Large
Mursi woman with a large lip disk. (866k)
Mursi Woman Large
Mursi woman with a large lip disk. (873k)

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