Turkana girl and baby

Turkana girl and baby


I couldn't resist including this gorgeous photograph. The girl is presumably helping her mother by looking after her younger sibling. Incidentally, the girl's loosely tasseled hairstyle is typical of pre-pubescent girls.

Credit: photo scanned from a series of slides produced by KAS-Co (Nairobi, Kenya).

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