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Daily gathering in the Kalahari desert

Shari O'Brien

The women walk amongst the tall grass adorned with children on their backs to join the men in search of eatable roots and elusive water.
One could sense his presence and superiority within the group. Decorated with the shell of a leopard tortoise and horns he shows off a long root.
Memorised by the language and clicks this lady was captivating as she explained the use of a few particular plants in illness and fertility.
After walking around in what seemed to be no particular direction this man signalled to the group and sat down to dig.
First to enjoy his find, this meal is then passed around to the group who have assembled nearby.

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