Surma gold miner

Ethiopia, Surma, Gold, Mine, wooden plate, mud
Surma gold miner

The Surma ethnic group live on the west bank of the Omo river in Ethiopia.  Belong to the Nilotic group of languages, The Surma are pastoral, giving much value to the cattle. Still, some of them had found , deep in the ground, layers of gold. Deep in the Bush they dig holes and mine the gold. You can see this man washing the soil in the wooden plate, and separate the gold.

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