Karo People

karoTHE KARO PEOPLE

The Karo people are thought to be one of the most endangered groups of the omo with a population of about 1500 people. They inhabit the eastern bank of the omo. The karo are masters of the body painting in which they engage when preparing for dance, feast or celebration. The karo are also great improvisers because biros nails sweets wrappers and cartilages are all incorporated in to jewelers and decoration.