bigwordsandsharpedges: “ The native Maori people of New Zealand have tattooed their faces for centuries. They had a complex warrior culture before the arrival of Europeans, and suffered under early colonialism, but have experienced a cultural revival.
The most current reliable evidence strongly indicates that initial settlement of New Zealand by the Maori occurred around 1280 CE at the end of the medieval warm period. Photo by Jimmy Nelson Maori, New Zealand
"The nomadic Mursi tribe of Ethiopia lives in the lower area of Africa’s Great Rift Valley. The Mursi are famous for their stick-fighting ceremony and Mursi women are known all over the world for wearing clay plates in their lower lips.