The Dinka are a Nilotic ethnic group of Southern Sudan. Live from the tenth century on both sides of the Nile River and speak a language belonging to the Nilo-Saharan group. There are about three million and are divided into about 21 groups, each with its own legitimate leader. Although farming has always been their main economic resource, has never missed an important agricultural and fishing that has allowed them to be self-sufficient in food. More increasingly gaining importance will trade and light industry.
Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher have an experience of over 30 years of recording the ceremonies, rituals and daily lives of African tribal peoples. His photographs reflect a long and deep relationship of respect for the customs and people of these tribes, especially those of the Dinka of Sudan: