Bele Kwara , Niger : July 13 , 2007 . Yusufi , A Young Fulani Man In The Tiny Vi ...
Stockphoto ID: 2303372
File name: 2007_4248.jpg
Format: digital, 6000+ pixels longest side
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Description: Bele Kwara , Niger : July 13 , 2007 . Yusufi , a young Fulani man in the tiny village of Bele Kwara , Niger , sits on a millet stalk bed with his daughter on his lap . Yusufi sports the traditional facial scarring , that is considered beautiful . The scarring is done with a razor blade , and charcoal powder mixed with cream is rubbed into the fresh wound to create the darkened effect .