Ancient African Tribes in Southern Ethiopia & Kenya

The Ancient African Tribes that live in the Lower Omo Valley and around Lake Turkana are believed to be the most unusual tribal people in the world. They have become famous for their heritage and diversity. They have practiced some of the same traditions that their ancestors did centuries ago living in the same remote area. Most tribes now carry rifle's (AK47's) to hunt or protect themselves.

A member of the Mursi tribe with an AK 47 rifle
A woman of the Mursi tribe

Listed below is some of the tribes you will find living along the Omo River and Lake Turkana. These tribes are spread out in the Great Rift Valley reaching the southern end of Ethiopia and the northern part of Kenya.