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Photography (746 Ă— 1000)

Ayanda Phiri on a Xhosa outfit.

This outfit represents the men from the Xhosa tribe when they go for a circumcision innitiation on the mountains . They wrap themselves with a blanket then apply  white painting on the face to protect the face so they don't get face burnt by the sun , he is carrying a knobkerrie.
This image is to honour all the young Xhosa Men that go to the mountains for an initiation