National Geographic : 1937 Jan
© A. T. Schofield PERHAPS THE NOTE EVOKED HER COY GLANCE This Muhima girl of Ankole displays a wealth of shells fastened in her hair. When courting, a Muhima man takes a pot of native drink, a cow, and a calf to the home of his sweetheart. If the father drinks the "beer," and the girl partakes of a fresh bowl of milk, the betrothal is announced. ©A.T.Schofield A 6-FOOT 5-INCHCHIEF SMOKES APIPE OF PEACE Watussi men sometimes attain seven feet and accentuate their stature by arranging their hair in two upstanding crescents. Agile inathletics, especially the high jump, these natives have an aristocratic bearing and serfs do much of their work. This dignitary's home isinthe Kigezi District, southwest Uganda.