Category Archive: Tuareg

Azawad, Mali and?

In Niafunke, Mali, after purchasing my first turban, which a Tamachek man had just taught me to wrap. 1986. Though I haven’t spent all that much time in Mali (perhaps three weeks, in… Continue reading


The first Tuaregs I saw were shadowy figures in long robes, sometimes wearing turbans, trying to sell cheap, blunt swords and knives sheathed in leather, cassette cases and other boxes, also leather covered,… Continue reading