Member of paramilitary style group in uniform for the main Herero festival Maherero day August Okahandja Namibia

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Member of paramilitary style group in uniform for the main Herero festival Celebrations are held in Okahandja on Maherero day which falls on the last weekend in August each year Various paramilitary style groups parade before their chiefs The Herero are a pastoral cattle breeding people It is thought they migrated from the east African lakes area arriving in Namibia in the 17th century Their initial home was in Kaokoland near the Kunene River but c 1850 a large portion of the Herero population moved southwards leaving the Himba and Tjimba tribal groups Okahandja Namibia
Location: Namibia