SOUTH AFRICA: RAINBOW TRANSIT

Share
twitterlinkedinfacebook
Image 36 of 79
< Prev Next >
Rainbow_Transit_038.jpg
Luxolo Mkwelo, age 19, stands in his room after coming home from a traditional manhood ceremony in Tshatshu, South Africa. He spent six weeks in the bush learning to be a man. He was circumcised and elders guided him during the ceremony, which is to prepare them for adulthood. Former South African president Nelson Mandela went trough the ceremony when he was young. (Photo by: Per-Anders Pettersson)