The Karo Tribe are a Nilotic ethnic group in Omo Valley, Southern Ethiopia famous for their body painting. They live along the east banks of the Omo River in southern Ethiopia and practice flood retreat cultivation. They paint themselves daily with coloured ochre, white chalk, yellow mineral rock, charcoal, and pulverized iron ore, all natural resources local to the area

Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike
Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike

3 girls from the Karo Tribe adorned in beads

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Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike

2 boys pose in front of the Omo River

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Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike
Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike

The elder wife in the Karo Tribe

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Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike
Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike
Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike
Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike
Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike
Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike

A man on his way hunting in the Karo Tribe

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Documentation of the Kara tribe aka the Kara tribe in Omo Valley, Ethiopia as documented by African documentary photographer from Nigeria Nwando Ebeledike

The scars and lacerations are highly esteemed marks of valor.

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