Cultural Experience

Collection by Zuwena Codrington


A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. Marcus Garvey

Zuwena Codrington
Women of the Xerente Tribe, Brazil by Claudia Mori Tribal People, Tribal Women, Cultures Du Monde, World Cultures, Tilda Swinton, We Are The World, People Around The World, Ute Lemper, Claudia Mori


Habitantes de 56 aldeias das Terras Indígenas Xerente e Funil, no Estado do Tocantins. Por volta do século XVII tiveram o primeiro contato com os não índios, com as chegada dos jesuitas e colonizadores.

Burmese woman with traditional facial tattooing, an ancient custom that is no longer practiced. Facial Tattoos, Neck Tattoos, Sleeve Tattoos, Filipino Tattoos, Polynesian Tattoos, Samoan Tattoo, American Photo, People Around The World, Portrait Photography

Infrared Burma

Burma missed most of the 20th century, but the 21st is coming on fast. Here, Vincent Versace looks at this unique nation in a new light

David Kirkland, "Initiates into the Crocodile Clan", Sepik River Region, South Western Pacific Islands, Papua New Guinea. We Are The World, People Around The World, Anthropologie, Beauty Around The World, African Tribes, Photos Voyages, African Culture, Body Modifications, Portraits

Tourism and Travel Photography

The next day, the weeping, blood encrusted wounds are vigorously scrapped with a sharp piece of timber and packed with mud from the river until, finally, the skin begins to seal and harden to form a pattern in the image of the crocodile - the most powerful and revered creature in the Sepik River.........

congo-mondele: “ Black and white lantern slide showing a Congolese man with designs made on his face through the process of scarification, colonial Belgian Congo. African Life, African Culture, African History, African Tribes, African Diaspora, Afro Punk, Piercings, Culture Art, Many Faces

Africa Afrika

Africa | Congolese man with facial scarification | Late 19th to early 20th century | ©International Mission Photography Archive

escarificaciones- Nyangatom tribe, southern Sudan and Ethiopia Cultures Du Monde, World Cultures, We Are The World, People Around The World, Africa People, Tribal People, Art Africain, African Tribes, Foto Art


Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. It's where your interests connect you with your people.

vintage everyday: Moko Kauae: 30 Incredible Portraits of Maori Women With Their Tradition Chin Tattoos from the Early Century Polynesian People, Polynesian Culture, Maori Designs, Maori People, Tribal People, Maori Face Tattoo, Maori Tattoos, Borneo Tattoos, Thai Tattoo

Pikau Teimana | National Library of New Zealand

Portrait of Pikau Teimana of Putaruru, wearing a piupiu and with the words "Aohau Taute" tattooed on her right arm, taken ca 1910 by an unknown pho...