Sign in
Download Opera News App

mursi

FASHION-BEAUTY

The Mursi tribe and lip-plates, A tradition which will scare you but also amazing

What is beauty? Today I will take you on a "alternate" sort of excellence venture. Have you at any point found out about the Mursi clan? They live in Omo Valley, a detached area in Ethiopia. They are one of the last clans that actually wear customary attire and frill.

  1 months ago
The Mursi tribe and lip-plates, A tradition which will scare you but also amazing

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Meet The Tribe in Which A man Must Drink Cow's Blood Before He is Allowed To Marry

Bodi Tribe, Ethiopia.Photo|Courtesy. Different tribes have different ways of life.The traditional way of life differs from one community to the other.The belief of one tribe may not be the same as the other.Each community therefore does everything possible to make sure that it has retained the pride that existed since the times of the fore fathers.

  2 months ago
Meet The Tribe in Which A man Must Drink Cow's Blood Before He is Allowed To Marry

FASHION-BEAUTY

Are They Humans Really! Meet The World Most Feared Tribe With Unique Body Features

The Mursi or Mun tribe is a small ethnic group in Ethiopia with a population of about 11, 500 people. They live in the most remote place in Ethiopia, Mago National Park. They are referred to be the most dangerous ethnic group in Africa because of their attitude towards outsiders and their culture. Before any 134673 outsider is allowed to see them, an entrance fee is remitted at the entrance which is 900Birr for 6 people and 200Birr for the guide in the park. The most recognizable thing about the Mursi Women

  8 months ago
Are They Humans Really! Meet The World Most Feared Tribe With Unique Body Features

POLITICS

Dangerous Tribe In Africa

The Mursi are a Surmic ethnic group in Ethiopia. They principally reside in the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, close to the border with South Sudan. According to the 2007 national census, there are 11,500 Mursi, 848 of whom live in urban areas; of the total number, 92.25% live in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region (SNNPR). Surrounded by mountains between the Omo River and its tributary the Mago, the home of the Mursi is one of the most isolated

  3 months ago
Dangerous Tribe In Africa

FASHION-BEAUTY

Tribe that Cuts the Lower Lips and Inserts a Lip Plate for Beauty

Women from Mursi communities in Ethiopia(Photo) Ladies will always do anything to make themselves adorable and atttractive to men. This comes in different ways according to the community that the lady comes from. Some customs though appear outdated in one community but the pride of another. In Kenya and probably other countries, we have NGOs and other the UN agencies fighting to end the archaic customs among the communities in their quest to protect the girl child. We have this tribe called Mursi from Ethiopia

  10 months ago
Tribe that Cuts the Lower Lips and Inserts a Lip Plate for Beauty

CULTURE

African Tribal Traditions That Are Amazing

Africa is a continent full of amazing and hilarious traditions. Each African community has its own tradition. However, there are some traditions that quite fascinating and they create a colorful image of the African people. The Spitting Of The Maasai This a community found in Kenya and the Northern part of Tanzania.

  21 days ago
African Tribal Traditions That Are Amazing

AGRICULTURE

PHOTOS:The Tribe that Lives in a National Park and Wears horns on Their Heads

The Mursi (also called Murzu tribe) is the most popular tribe in the southwestern Ethiopia's lower Omo Valley, 100 km north of the Kenyan border. They are estimated to be 10 000 people and live in the Mago National Park.They herd cattle and grow crops along the banks of the Omo River. The Mursi are sedentary rather than nomadic. Women of this tribe are commonly known for wearing lip plates.  Today Mursi women cut the lower lip of all 15-16 years old girls and place a small wooden stick. Gradually the hole is

  8 months ago
PHOTOS:The Tribe that Lives in a National Park and Wears horns on Their Heads

FASHION-BEAUTY

Tribe That Cuts The Lower Lips and Inserts A Lip Plate For Beauty

Photo: Courtesy. Mursi Community in Ethiopia. Beauty sometimes comes with a prize to pay, there are many ways in which different Communities and cultures see beauty to be.  There are some Customes which may look Outdated and old fashioned in some tribes but to others, that is what they value and treasure most. In Kenya, and other African Countries, there are groups of Human rights which protect their citizens on some archaic customes.  Today, I want to take you through this Tribe, The Mursi tribe From Ethiopia.

  9 months ago
Tribe That Cuts The Lower Lips and Inserts A Lip Plate For Beauty

FASHION-BEAUTY

African Tribe That Fits Plates on The Lower Lips of Young Women to Have a Pleasing Look

When talking about the primitive tribes that still exist to date, you cannot fail to name the Mursi tribe of Ethiopia which is located in the Mago National Park, close to the Sudan and Kenya border. Majority of the people who belong to the tribe live in isolated rural areas and only a small percentage of them live in the urban areas. Although some of the member of this community have converted to Christianity, majority of them still practice Animism (belief in a supernatural power in form of objects, places,

  5 months ago
African Tribe That Fits Plates on The Lower Lips of Young Women to Have a Pleasing Look

ENTERTAINMENT

Netizens react after photos of Ethiopian women with lip plates go viral

A Kenyan shared photos of women from Mursi in Ethiopia. She explained that lip plate is a sign of strength and bravery.Screenshot of post Photos of Mursi women with lip plates Netizens reacted to this post some claiming that the things women go through in the name of culture really hurts them. They questioned if a human being has to go through torture just to prove their bravery. It was also speculated that the culture is one of violation of human rights. Morever, some questioned were raised among netizens.

  8 months ago
Netizens react after photos of Ethiopian women with lip plates go viral

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Meet The World Most Feared Ethnic Group And Their Odd Body Features

There is a certain small ethnic group in Ethiopia called the Mursi of the Mun with a population of about 12,000. The tribe lives in the national park of Mago, one of the remote places in the said country. This tribe is reffed by many people across Africa as the most dangerous ethnic group in the world due to their harsh attitude towards the outsiders especially those who go to visit them where they are staying without their permission. They have placed an entrance fee of 900 Birr for every 6 people before they

  8 months ago
Meet The World Most Feared Ethnic Group And Their Odd Body Features

POLITICS

Meet Mursi Tribe Of Ethiopia Whose Women Wear Wooden Lip Plates As A Symbol Of Beauty

Africa is full of beauty.From the world animals, food, climate and more important the varied culture.Africa has several tribes with varied cultures.Despite civilization and westernization, some tribes have remained practicing their culture.

  3 months ago
Meet Mursi Tribe Of Ethiopia Whose Women Wear Wooden Lip Plates As A Symbol Of Beauty

FASHION-BEAUTY

Unique Tribe In The World That Cut The Lower Lip In Women And Inserts Lip Plate For Beauty

We are all created in the image and likeness if the Almighty God and in His eyes we are all beautiful. However, when it comes to human beings,beauty is always in the eyes of the beholder. But we should always be grateful to God for what He has blessed us with. In this article we are going to discuss a tribe in the world known as the Mursi from Ethiopia who practise a custom of 'lip plate'. They often cut the lower lip of a girl as she reaches the age of 15 or 16 and after 3 or 4 months of healing they insert

  10 months ago
Unique Tribe In The World That Cut The Lower Lip In Women And Inserts Lip Plate For Beauty

TRAVEL

Here are the Bizarre cultural practices that you did not know exist.

The earth is diverse, people all over the world have different cultures, believes and practices.Some of these cultures are bizarre to the people who do not belong to that particular community but to the ones who practice it is a normal thing.They are classified as ancient histories but there are people who still practice it. Here are some of them. Endo cannibalism. Ritual practiced by Yanomami an isolated tribe found in South America.It is a ritual were living eat body of the dead. The cops are wrapped in leaves

  8 months ago
Here are the Bizarre cultural practices that you did not know exist.

FASHION-BEAUTY

Meet The Mursi Tribe That Wears Horns As A Sign Of Beauty (Photos).

Did you know that uncivilized places exist?Places that people live like the olden days where electricity is a strange word not mentioning the clothes. The people still believe in weird traditions like wearing horns for beauty.The traditions are weird but they believe and respect them.They do not know what a television is talkless of watching a movie. Such tribes are not yet discovered.They do not know people like me exist.They have never been in places where other people apart from them live. The Mursi tribe

  8 months ago
Meet The Mursi Tribe That Wears Horns As A Sign Of Beauty (Photos).

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Elongate Your Mouth Or Stay Unmarried,Check Out what Girls From These Tribes Go Through

In this modern world with much technological advancement, one can decide to have the type of body they want. Nowadays, everyone prefers the type of body to own. Suppose people want big bodies or smaller ones. Some go ahead to enlarge or reduce the body parts that they may be uncomfortable with. In the Mursi and Suri tribe among the Ethiopians, there is a certain unique tradition called lip plate elongation. This tradition is performed by most girls when they approach the puberty stage. The girl's lower lip is

  7 months ago
Elongate Your Mouth Or Stay Unmarried,Check Out what Girls From These Tribes Go Through

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Incredible Traditions

Culture is the key and definition of a person as it contributes to his/her characters building. The definition of a person is very important from the background and that's why it was important in ancient to lay a better foundation of the kind by the community of an individual. Some Communities had the best culture to make better people from their community. Am not against the western culture but just to remind you how best life were before the erosion of our Traditions that have make our fathers better people

  5 months ago
Incredible Traditions

POLITICS

Wonderful ! Meet The Beautiful Mursi people Of Ethiopia And Their Culture.

IEthiopia is one of African countries located to the North of Kenya, the country has beautiful and amazing culture of the Mursi people who lives between the Omo River and its tributary the Mago.The home of the Mursi is one of the most isolated regions of the country.Their Neighbors include the The Banna, the Mekan,The Karo and the Suri. The Mursi speak the Mursi language as a mother tongue I is a part of the Surmic language family.Mursi I closely related to Me'en and Suri, as well as Kwegu.Like agro-pastoralists

  6 months ago
Wonderful ! Meet The Beautiful Mursi people Of Ethiopia And Their Culture.

FASHION-BEAUTY

5 of the rarest beauties in the world

Beauty is diversity. Beauty is not a matter of inner conflicts like race or social status, it is about being yourself and being who you are. Beauty can be found in the rarest and rawest form all around the world, in the most unlikely of places. Here are 5 of the rarest beauties in the world; 5.Lip plate Have you ever thought about how extremely specific beauty perceptions are to culture? If you haven’t heard about the Mursi tribe that lives in Omo valley an isolated region in Ethiopia. They are one of the

  8 months ago
5 of the rarest beauties in the world

ENTERTAINMENT

Beauty or Torture, Photos of The 'Mursi' African Culture That May Scare You

African culture is diverse and rich of traditions. We are proud as africans because of that. Some of the practices are really good and should be encouraged while others, are tormenting and may be torture to its members. In my research I found the Mursi community of Ethiopia, who lives in the famous rift valley region. This people have really weird practices one of them being piercing the lower lip and fitting it with a clay plate. Photo: courtesy of swali Afrika. This is done to female adolescent as a rite of

  6 months ago
Beauty or Torture, Photos of The 'Mursi' African Culture That May Scare You