Viahondjera Musutua (far left), a Himba tribeswoman, sits outside her hut with members of her family in the Ondjete in northwestern Namibia. (Viahondjera Musutua is featured in the book What I Eat; Around World in 80 Diets.) The Himba culture is polygamous and Viahondjera is the second wife of her husband. Like most traditional Himba women, she covers herself from head to toe with an ochre powder, cow butter blend. The photograph was made in Okapembambu village, where she was raised. She is here with her youngest child helping with the corn harvest to bring back corn for her husband and children.
- © Peter Menzel www.menzelphoto.com
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