What is that on your face? African tribal marks and their meanings

Farida Dawkins March 02, 2018
Ms. K. Djeneba from the Ko tribe in Burkina Faso

Intentional scarification on the face may not be appealing to some, nevertheless, it is a rite of passage and a sign of beauty to others.  Tribal marks are also used as an indicator of which tribe a person belongs to. Here is an explanation of some African tribal marks and their meanings.

Last Edited by:Ismail Akwei Updated: March 2, 2018


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