Omo People

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About Omo people

Omo people on the border of the National park the lower Omo valley is home to a fascinating mixture of small contrasting tribal groups in Ethiopia. Their life styles are as varied as the people themselves are.

The Omo Valley region is a little visited area of Ethiopia containing some of the most vibrant and diverse ethnic groups in Africa. The most famous of the Omotic speakers are the Mursi well-known for their practice of inserting large clay plates behind the lower lip of their women.  And this blog provides information about these people.