Mursi - Ethiopia
Mursi | Hilao Moyizo village, Omo Valley | Ethiopia, 2011
The Mursi, also known as Mun, live in the lower Omo Valley in south-west Ethiopia, not far from the Kenyan border. They presently number an estimated 7,500 to 10,000 people and have their own language, known as Mursi, which is one of the Surmic languages.
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