The Vadoma tribe also referred to as Doma or Dema is the only non-agricultural society in Zimbabwe whose main economic activity is hunting and gathering. They are located on the Kanyemba region around the basins of a tributary of the Zambezi River Valley. According to their beliefs, their ancestors allegedly emerged from a baobab tree and walked upright to hunt and gather fruits.
Born Differently. Meet The Tribe In Zimbabwe Who Can't Wear Shoes Because Of The Shape Of Their Feet
The Vadoma tribe also known as Bantwana tribe in Zimbabwe consists of many people who are born with special kind of toes on their feet.They are popularly known as the 'Ostrich' people and they live in the Northern part of Zimbabwe.Urungwe and Sipolilo districts on the Zambezi Valley to be specific.
Meet The Vadoma People, a Tribe Where People are Born With Two Toes, Find Out Why The Vadoma tribe, also known as Doma or Dema, is the only hunter-gatherer tribe in Zimbabwe living in the Kanyemba region around the basins of a tributary of the Zambezi River Valley.
We were all created in the image and likeness of the Almighty God and before Him we are all beautiful. However, we all know that beauty is always in the eyes of the beholder. Today,in this article we are going to look a special tribe, the Vadoma people from Batwana tribe in Zimbabwe who have only two feet. They cant wear shoes due to their shape of the feet as they only have two big toes on each feet in which the middle three toes are absent and the two outer ones are turned in, making them to be known as the
Pictured above are members of the Vadoma community.The Vadoma people of Northern Zimbabwe more popularly known as the "Ostrich" people because they are all born with just two toes are a forgotten tribe in Zimbabwe.They are living in the Kanyemba region of north Zimbabwe, especially in the Urungwe and Sipolilo districts along the Zambezi River Valley, and believe their ancestors emerged from a Baobab tree and walked upright to hunt and gather fruits.
The Vadoma tribe alias Bantwana tribe means descendants or children. This tribe is identified as the oldest tribe in Zimbabwe, Africa that walks only on two toes. The members of this tribe are mostly identified as 'Ostrich-footed tribe'. Currently, the tribe resides in the Khayemba region, near the basins of Zambia River Valley.
Facebook photos courtesy Kenyans on social media have elicited mixed reactions on a post that was shared on Facebook account group representing their modified toes surfaced online.According to that post reports Vadoma people from northern Zimbabwe are popularly known to be Ostrich because they are all born with just two toes.