By Aditya Swami

Portrait Of A Sukuma Lion Dancer

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Canon Canon EOS 5D
State/Province/Region
OT
Country
TZ
Town
Sumbawanga
Description

A Sukuma man becomes a lion dancer after he has killed a lion. This is generally done in defense of ones livestock but increasingly, the inherent economic incentives and prestige is driving young men to hunt lions in the National Park and manipulate an ancient custom for personal benefit.

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20/07/2011

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