Faces of South Africa

Pictures of South Africas People: Xhosa Boys at Initiation Ceremony
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Ndebele Women

Against a typically patterned Ndebele home, women display the colorful traditional costumes and neck and arm rings that their culture is known for.

The indigenous South African population includes the Nguni people (consisting of the Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele, and Swazi), the Sotho-Tswana people, the Tsonga, and the Venda. A few members of the Khoi and the San (or Bushmen)southern Africa's oldest inhabitantslive in South Africa.

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—Photograph courtesy South African Tourism
 
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