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    Posted October 24, 2012 by
    Kwasha12
    Location
    Windhoek, Namibia
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    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Eye on Namibia

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    Many traditional practices of Namibians have been eroded by Westernisation and Christianity. However a some still kept their customs such as dress code mainly displayed on special occasions. After independence there has been a growth in the rediscovery and 're'-appreciation of traditional identities that were largely repressed through negative self-image brought about through colonialism and Apartheid. The picture shows boys belonging to the Aawambo ethnic group, the largest in the country.
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