South Sudan is the world’s youngest nation – it became independent in 2011 after Sudan was torn apart by violence. The legacy of these unstable years could almost make you forget the impressive beauty and diversity of the people of South Sudan. Alongside the great White Nile are the dry and dusty plains where the Mundari people live.
"The cows are our gods!" -
The Mundari community live in the Nile valley as herders, and their cattle are central to their existence. In fact, armed Mundari herdsmen guard their prized animals with their very lives. The size of a herd signals the owner’s status within the group.