Dinka Herder and Ox with Cowtail Tassels

Carol Beckwith

African Ceremonies

African Ceremonies
Friday Harbor, United States

A Dinka herder and his namesake ox are ready to go courting a young girl. Layers of cowtail tassels hang from the horns of his ox while the owner proudly sports a Tupac Shapur t-shirt with the poignant logo "This is my story."


  • Title: Dinka Herder and Ox with Cowtail Tassels
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Location: South Sudan
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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