Aerial view of Himba homestead (onganda)

Angelo Chiacchio2018

Ephemera documentary

Ephemera documentary

Members of a single extended Himba family typically live in a "onganda", a small family-village, consisting of a circular hamlet of huts and work shelters that surround the sacred ancestral fire (okuruwo) and a kraal for the sacred livestock.


  • Title: Aerial view of Himba homestead (onganda)
  • Creator: Angelo Chiacchio
  • Date Created: 2018
  • Location Created: Opuwo, Namibia
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Angelo Chiacchio
  • Medium: Digital photograph

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