20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Mundari tribe

The Mundari tribe of South Sudan, are known for their peculiar relationship with their cows. The relationship the Mundari man has with his cows is on a different basis which in turn nurtures the peculiar relationship between man and a cow, developing into a bond Being predominantly nomads, there is no need to worry about how cows will fit into a house as domestic pets.This bond seems to have risen from economical egocentric and chauvinist factors. A typical Mundari male hustles for more cattle to be able to marry.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 09.2022
Photo Location: Juba, South Sudan
Camera: Canon EOS 6D Mark II