Hand Made

Knife Sharpening A Datoga tribesman puts a fine edge on his hand made knife. He shaped the blade from scrap metal and gave it a rough sharpening. Then he heated the metal over a wooden fire, stoked red hot by hand made bellows. When the blade was red hot, he doused it with water to … Continue reading Hand Made

Datoga Tribe

The Datoga is one of over 100 tribes in Tanzania.  They are pastoralists who herd cattle and goats, and at one time were at war with the Maasai over grazing rights. They live in mud huts and are known for the holes in their ears, earrings and bracelets made of copper, brass and aluminum.   … Continue reading Datoga Tribe