National Geographic : 1934 Jan
knotograpn Dy Uttiwen waternela GARDENING IN NORTH NIGERIA REQUIRES INGENUITY It is difficult to grow flowers during the dry season, for the lizards eat up any green shoots that may appear. However, if native pots are mounted on clay tubes, the lizards are unable to scramble up and damage the plants; but even then they may jump upon them from a branch. Photograph byE.C.G.Hausser THE NIGERIAN DANCER ENTERS ON HER PARTNER'S SHOULDER Until she begins her performance, shecovers her face with abrush made of hair. Her head is adorned with bright-hued handkerchiefs, loosely twined; a short girdle and several strings ofbeads encircle her waist, and ahalf dozen rings, each slightly larger than the onebeneath, jangle onher ankles.