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

March 02, 2018 at 04:02 am | Culture

Farida Dawkins

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

March 02, 2018 at 04:02 am | Culture

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.

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