An Afar girl has tribal scarification on her cheeks. Scarification is practiced in only a few sections of her tribe. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia. Mother holding child in arms while nursing, black and yellow patterns, Gaoua, Poni Province, Burkina Faso. Close-up portrait of Himba children, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa. A pretty young Turkana girl has already had the flesh below her lower lip pierced in readiness for a brass ornament after her marriage.