Written by Will Gray 12 February From jungles to tropical islands, here are eight tribes whose traditions will pique your curiosity. They're hidden in the deepest, darkest corners of the Earth — or in the vast, remote plains of Africa. Tiny pockets of people whose customs, dress and traditions have remained decidely anachronistic. While they may only don traditional dress or use ancient hunting methods on special occasions these days, there's no question that the people in these pictures live a lot closer to their old way of life than the average. Meet eight incredible indigenous tribes — and see what makes them unique.
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CNN What makes your culture unique? Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Young men -- traditionally herdsmen -- wear full makeup, jewelry and their finest clothes and stand in line to await inspection by female onlookers.
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A petition to decriminalize sexual acts between people of the same sex was recently rejected by the Kenyan High Court. In this narrative, pre-colonial Africans lived in corporate tribal units characterized by a common language, culture, kinship, hereditary membership and tribal laws enforced through tribal hierarchies of power. This narrative is as neat and efficient as it is thoroughly fictional. Europe, therefore, turned towards a tribal strategy known as indirect rule: to enforce divisions in the racial majority by entrenching the tribe as the basis of social, economic and political life in Africa; and to keep Africans tribalized by making customary laws the basis of colonial control. There was only one problem with this strategy: tribe—as a political category—was not a dominant feature of sociopolitical life in Africa before the onset of colonial rule.
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