By Naomi Maza
"Of the 2,570 pages I have written, only 280 (ie, 10%), dealing with sexuality. Who would dare to say that this case represents only one-tenth of our conscious concerns, both between and among indigenous Europeans? "
Verrier Elwin, anthropologist.
"You can not smoke either fresh fish if you put the fire on top.
Put the wood underneath "
Proverb ethnicity gun .
In mendi tribe of New Guinea, a curious courtship called "het tanim occurs " . During the meeting, courting couplesrubbed each other with increasing rapidity. Finally, make love on the floor, covered with leaves of sugarcane.
The town of Lleida Isil , Spain , has preserved an ancient festival of sexual initiation: Failures Isil. The evening before the summer solstice, the rising young singles to find more high solar fire surrounding peaks at sunset down loading logs pinned to the back. In the village await the single girls each pick a guy, that gives you a bunch of floors and abortive aphrodisiac . Then, spend the night together.
In 1938 it was noted that young Dahomey carry on his left cheek scarification in a small circular shape. This signal pales when excited, which means that's where you have to kiss them. In the inner thighs had a network of disturbing calls incisions Zidon ( "push me" ).
A photographer immortalizes 35 tribes
British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled the world for three years to immortalize the tribes who are about to disappear.
British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled the world for three years, visited 35 tribes of the five continents and developed the following pictures.
These tribes are in danger of extinction, threatened by several factors. Then the
gallery published in Dailymail .