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Vanuatu – Traditional Pacific Culture

Vanuatu is an archipelago of 83 islands lying between New Caledonia and Fiji in the South Pacific. The islands called Vanuatu were home to Melanesians for over 2,500 years. There is evidence that Melanesian navigators from Papua New Guinea were the first to colonise Vanuatu. Then, in the 15th century, European explorers and missionaries began arriving and the islands changed forever. Many Vanuatu believe...

Long Necked Padaung Tribe

Padaung synonym Kayan is a subgroup Red Karen people and they all are a part of Karen people. The Padaung tribe from the border region of Burma and Thailand, are best known for the neck rings worn by the women of this people. The heavy weight of the brass rings does not stretch the neck, but it compresses the body. If they removed rings the head would collapse. Rings are placed around the neck of the...

Kibera Slum – Worst Place to Live in Africa

Kibera is the biggest slum in Kenya only 5 kilometres from the Nairobi city centre and second largest slum in Africa. Kibera houses almost 1 million of people. They occupying just 6% of the land of Nairobi but representing 60% of the city population. The average size of shack is 12ft x 12ft built with mud walls, screened with concrete, a corrugated tin roof, dirt or concrete floor. One side of Kibera...

The Mursi Tribe Of Ethiopia

The Mursi tribe are an African tribe from the isolated Omo valley in Southern Ethiopia near the border with Sudan. There are an estimated 10,000 people in the Mursi tribe. The Mursi are sedentary rather than nomadic. The Mursi have their own language called Mursi, which is classified as one of the Surmic languages. The Mursi have a reputation for being one of the more aggressive African tribes and...
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