Monthly Archives: June 2013

Scarring: A sign of beauty


Most of us do not like wrinkles as this is a normal sign of aging.  But here is a tribe in Central Equatoria in South Sudan, the Mundari tribe, known for the scars etched deep in the forehead. Each tribe in South Sudan has its different designs to mark their identity. But for Mundari tribesmen, markings on the forehead signify not just identity but also beauty. Without the scars, they are considered as a child yet to mature or ugly to the eyes of many and so no chance to find a mate. Another interesting trivia from the field….

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