by Barthobe Ngochalla – October 11, 2019 Suri women wearing plates in their lower lips that appears in the history of South Sudan 🇸🇸🇸🇸, Boma plateau 1934-1966©️ Durham Suri Oyeee!
by The Suri Kachipo B Community@Facebook – 8 August 2019 CHILDREN ARE THE VICTIMS OF UNDELIVERED SERVICES, SUCH AS SCHOOL, HEALTH AND EVEN CLEAN DRINKING WATER, THEREFORE WE NEEDS HELPS. The Suri children in South Sudan and Ethiopia are as same as the children in other remote area of Africa, they are as same as the children around the world…
by SaroSuri – Barkaman Geleway, Barbutogi Olekoro from Kibish, ETHIOPIA – 27 July 2019 Donga, one of our traditional ceremony opened today (Saturday, 27 July 2019 ) in Kibish. Let’s go! Our Heritage, Our Culture, Our Roots
from Olisarali Olibui – 16 July 2019 Ermiya be tino Suri ke Yelegoy ŋamɛya aɗɛsɛ timirti tii na ɗeya na ŋamɛya se ɗa kete ermiya bo. na ŋɔŋ hali gay lɔginya hula zuwa ke kuchumba؛ na ŋamɛya keseni ke kuchumunutɔ ɓa ŋɔŋ ane may haŋ na ɗeyanɛ ŋalɔgta age be kese ke ŋakɔwanawye. ŋamɛya wuriyo lɔginya se hali meso og na ɛɗɛmɛsi zuwa gunyu na kɔkɔwɔ gɔra nunu. ŋazugta iwoye biyoy a zuwa lɔmɛ sabiya ɗaɗala haŋ. The small little boy Yelegoy from Suri community now became a big boy he has been pushing hard of his study and now he reach top. We are proud of you. He is first boy from his community won Gold Medals, this was amazing. For your next job is to work hard to help your indigenous community to continuous study in same way you did. I believe the indigenous people have brilliant mind and they can do it. Thump up. We are proud of you!
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
Happy Father’s Day and The Day of the African Child! “All civilizations are rooted in their unique cultural environment. Each embodies the wisdom and vision of a country or nation, and each is valuable for being uniquely its own. Civilizations only vary from each other, just as human beings are different only in terms of skin color and the language […]
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 […]
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
We are Mursi, but we also called ourselves as Mun. People outside omo valley usually called Mursi and Suri as “Surma” All photos by Olisarali Olibui