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Ed Kashi
In the ritual literally translated as ‘I don’t want to show you’, young girls cover their faces with the yellow paste of the tsiambara root. Played out over several days, this practice forms part of an elaborate courtship ritual in a society where marriage is seen as the only chance of financial security for many girls.

In the ritual literally translated as ‘I don’t want to show you’, young girls cover their faces with the yellow paste of the tsiambara root. Played out over several days, this practice forms part of an elaborate courtship ritual in a society where marriage is seen as the only chance of financial security for many girls.

Series: Madagascar: A Land Out of Balance
2010
Madagascar

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