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The culture wasn't sourced in the original- my best guess is South American Indigenous, but she could easily be an islander as well..

The culture wasn't sourced in the original- my best guess is South American Indigenous, but she could easily be an islander as well..

Retrato - Mujer de la étnia Mursi, Etiopía / por Carlos Cass en 500px

Retrato - Mujer de la étnia Mursi, Etiopía / por Carlos Cass en 500px

Interesting enough, not only is the neck stretched, but the clavicles (bone that arches from the sternum to the shoulder) actually begins to grow up into the rings area.

Interesting enough, not only is the neck stretched, but the clavicles (bone that arches from the sternum to the shoulder) actually begins to grow up into the rings area.

Ethiopie: la vallée de l'Omo; les Mursi. by claude gourlay, via Flickr

Ethiopie: la vallée de l'Omo; les Mursi. by claude gourlay, via Flickr

The Hamars are a people of East Africa living in southwestern Ethiopia in a fertile area of the Omo Valley. The gracious Hamar women are easily spotted with their characteristic outfits. Photograph by Pascal Mannaerts.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2012

The Hamars are a people of East Africa living in southwestern Ethiopia in a fertile area of the Omo Valley. The gracious Hamar women are easily spotted with their characteristic outfits. Photograph by Pascal Mannaerts.

New Zealand-their markings represent them as an individual, like a thumbprint to their identity.

New Zealand-their markings represent them as an individual, like a thumbprint to their identity.