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George Rodger - SOUTH AFRICA. Transkei. Land of the Red People. 1948
SOUTH AFRICA. Transkei. On the south coast of Africa is a territory known as "the land of the Red People; the name comes from the colour of the soil, from the r...
SOUTH AFRICA. Transkei. Land of the Red People. Pondo people dance to celebrate a wedding, a time of feasting and beer. 1948.
SOUTH AFRICA. Transkei, land of the red people. A couple of Pondo girls by the side of the road. They cover their bodies in red clay and their skirts are dyed i
The Pondo tribe girls have special types of beadwork headdresses which denote their status in life. Adolescent girls wear a single band round the forehead, betr...