Thursday, 20 January 2011

Wodaabe tribe of southern Niger.


Werner Herzog's documentary 'Herdsman of the Sun' projects the Wodaabe tribe of the depicts a celebration of male beauty, showing males dancing in elaborate costume, accentuating their height and whites of their eyes and teeth to attract females, as "Ave Maria"  is played in the background (a 1901 recording made by the last castrato of the Vatican).

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