Windhoek, Namibia: The Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Republic of Namibia.
Himba woman with baby on her back It is the women that take responsibility to carry on this culture.
From pubescence, boys continue to have one braided plait, while girls will have many otjize-textured hair plaits, some arranged to the girl's face.
Curious to know their cultural practice? Himba OmuHimba woman Total population about 50,000 Regions with significant populations - - Languages OtjiHimba a variety of Religion and Related ethnic groups , The Himba singular: OmuHimba, plural: OvaHimba are with an estimated population of about 50,000 people living in northern , in the formerly and on the other side of the in southern.