"In central Niger, between the great Sahara Desert and the Grasslands, lies an immense steppe in which the Wodaabe, commonly called Bororo, are virtually the only Fulbe group that has preserved the ancient nomadic tradition." [Beckwith/Van Offelen, 1983: Nomads of Niger. Harry N. Abrams]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Typed index card reads, "U 1 Brr. Bororo. Niger, Zinder-Tanout, Abouza. Sunset. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. IV-4, 37." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
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