Maasai Elder

Maasai elder


The original caption is "The Chief of the village (Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania)", though as the Maasai do not in general have chiefs, this man is either a senior elder or possibly a Laibon (ritual leader).

Credit: photo copyright © Bruce G. Stumpf, 1999; reproduced by his kind permission. The original, and much else besides, is on www.on-the-matrix.com/africa/.

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