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We are “Suri”, “Mun” and “Mela”

The people from outside world usually called Suri and Mun (Mursi) people as “Surma”, they also called Mela (Me’en) people as “Bodi”. BUT SORRY, WE MUST TELL YOU THAT THIS IS INCORRECT! THIS IS NOT THE ORIGINAL NAME GIVEN TO US BY OUR ANCESTORS! PLEASE RESPECT OUR TRADITIONAL NAME! We are Suri (Suri in South Sudan also called as “Suri Kachipo“), Mun (Mursi) and Mela (Me’en) Surma, Bodi ≠ Our Name

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[FOCUS] “He has been waiting for…” by Jianqiang Chen

REPOST from Chinese famous photographer Mr. Jianqiang Chen 陈建强‘s social media WeChat/Weixin 微信 – January 2019 On Mr. Chen’s WeChat, he mentions: “陪伴是最长情的表白 (I will always be here and love you…) 在非洲摩西唇盘部落里 (In the Mursi* lip-plate tribe of Africa),由于没有医疗条件 (due to no medical conditions),奄奄一息的部落男人已经等死半年多了 (the dying man has been waiting for more than half a year)。 村里的人告诉我们,他快死了… (The people in […]

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Togetherness beyond the border line – We are Suri as One

by Samson Ngakule – 7 JUNE 2019 ( UPDATE: 9 JUNE 2019 by Santino Nyurli ) Donga stick fight in Majis Ethiopia yesterday (6 June 2019) between Suri-Kachipo of South Sudan and Ethiopia. Suri Youths of Ethiopia welcoming their brothers with Donga as sign of togetherness. Let’s remember this day, the first Donga beyond border line of Ethiopia and South Sudan in our history! East Suri & West Suri, We are Suri as One! UPDATE: The Donga of West & East Suri end peacefully for two consecutive days, and the game won by West Suri with the points 17 – 5, and going to have another Donga soon after cultivation season… All photos by Samson Ngakule 2019 One Culture, One Suri

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