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The Himba indigenous tribe from Northern Namibia, Africa. Photographed here are the Himba women who paint their hair and skin with otjize, a paste of butter, fat and red ochre for protective treatment from the sun.
Younger anthropologists have the notion that anthropology is too diverse. The number of things done under the name of anthropology is just infinite; you can do anything and call it anthropology.
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences.
Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.