The Banna people, are an ethnic group in Ethiopia. They live in an area around Chari Mountain near Kako Town and a savanna area near Dimeka. They speak Hamer-Banna, which they share substantially with the Hamer. According to the 2007 census, they number about 27,000. They engage primarily in agriculture and supplement this by pastoralism, hunting, and gathering.
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What we are inlove with is their fabulous use of cowry shells building a great winter item as a shawl scarf or even collar for that matter. African designers pick inspiration here before the west does and then you start crying out culture vulture.
Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia; by David H. Shinn, Thomas P. Ofcansky, p. 69