About Benna

bennaThis tribe is part of the Hamer – Bashada cultural unit.The Benna reside in the higher grounds east of the Mago National Park. And their population is estimated at around 35,000 people.They are primarily agriculturalists. However, Benna men also hunt for food, and if they succeed in killing a buffalo greatly prized among their people. Therefore they will be adorned with clay and an impressive headdress. And a great celebration follows throughout the village.In addition the language spoken by the Benna is one of the Omotic group tongues.

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