Ethiopia’s Omo Valley | Africa’s Last Frontier, National Geographic Magazine: Building Supplies for Adornment

Supplies were sent to build a school in Labuk village, and nails were available for the first time in this part of the Omo River Valley.  Since no one attended the school, locals took the nails and pierced their chins as decoration. The hole in their chin is useful to squirt water to wash their hands.

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