There’s a tribe in Africa that has a very beautiful custom. When one of the members makes a mistake, the entire tribe surrounds him/her and for two days, they speak of the great things that member has done. It is their belief that humans are good at heart and that we all seek security, love, peace and happiness. However, in this pursuit, we sometimes make mistakes and when that happens, the tribe unites to reconnect that member with his/her real nature. This tribe’s greeting is SAWUBONA, or “I value you, I respect you, you are important to me.” And the reply is SIKHONA or “so I exist for you.”

Title: Real Africa
Credit: Amarachi Nwosu
Author: Amarachi Nwosu
Camera: Canon EOS R Body
Taken: April 28, 2017
Location: Nigeria (Africa)

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