Location: Ethiopia

The Kwegu Tribe live at the confluence of the Mago and Omo rivers but they also mingle with the Mursi and the Karo. They are specialists in beekeeping and fishing.... Read More

The Tsemay tribe live around the Woito River and are predominantly agriculturalists. The principal livelihood of the Tsemay is rearing livestock, but they practice agriculture alongside animal husbandry. They mainly... Read More

The Nyangatom tribe are predominantly pastoralists but they also practice dry farming during the wet season and flood cultivation along the west bank of the Lower Omo and at Kibish... Read More

Also known as Hor, the Arbore tribe are the southern neighbors of the Tsemay. They live in the hot plains north of Chew Bahir and are predominantly pastoralists. Livestock has... Read More

The Bodi tribe is predominantly pastoral, living directly north of the Mursi, with whom they share much of their way of life. Except for limited agricultural activity around the Omo... Read More

The Dassanech tribe lives around the Omo delta on the northern side of Lake Turkana. They practice flood retreat cultivation, pastoralism, and fishing. The Dassanech are the most southerly ethnic... Read More

The Surma tribe (Suri tribe) are agro-pastoralists who live in the lowlands to the west of the Omo bordering Sudan and live Surma live a similar lifestyle to the Mursi.... Read More

Unlike the lowland pastoralists, cattle are owned in small numbers by the Karo tribe of Ethiopia, and goats are their main livestock. Although pastoralist by tradition, the Karo now subsists... Read More

The Hamar tribe of Ethiopia are principally pastoralists, breeding cattle, goats, and sheep. They have a similar veneration for cattle as their close neighbors. The women and girls grow crops,... Read More

The Mursi tribe of Ethiopia lives in an almost inaccessible area between the Mago National Park and Omo National Park within the valley. They are predominantly nomadic pastoral but they... Read More