Nuer people  

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"E. E. Evans-Pritchard is best known for his research on Nuer people. His trilogy of works on the Nuer (The Nuer, Nuer Religion, and Kinship and Marriage Among the Nuer) came to be seen as classics of British social anthropology."--Sholem Stein

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

The Nuer people are a Nilotic ethnic group primarily inhabiting the Nile Valley. They are concentrated in South Sudan, and also constitute a majority in Ethiopia's Gambela Region. They speak the Nuer language, which belongs to the Nilotic language family. One of the largest ethnic groups in southern Sudan, the Nuer people are pastoralists who herd cattle for a living. Their cattle serve as companions and define their lifestyle.

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