The tribes from the lower Omo Valley River in Ethiopia are among the most fascinating around the world. They have lived in this area for centuries and developed beautiful traditions and techniques to survive in their challenging environment. The Omo River runs through the valley and empties into Lake Turkana, being a fundamental resource for all tribes. However, a population estimated of 200.000 people is in danger due the construction of a huge hydroeletric dam and aggressive government land grabs for large surface agriculture.
“I hope that by registering their traditions I will somehow be helping to preserve them. I feel like that I am a “vehicle” which shares the beauty of these remote cultures with the world“