Photo 96 – UBB-HAA-590

A Fulani nomad of the Weila tribe is demonstrating his skills as an archer. The typical Fulani weapons are the bow and arrow, in contrast to the lance (Arabic: “shalaqaiya”) that is the typical weapon of the Baggara nomads.

Near Nyertete in the western foothills of Jebel Marra, Western Darfur.

Photo: Gunnar Haaland, 1965

Photo 96 - UBB-HAA-00590