Hamer is one of the tribes in southwestern Ethiopia. They live in Hamer Bena woreda (or area), a productive bit of the Omo River valley, in the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region (SNNPR). They are, all things considered, pastorals, so their lifestyle puts a high motivating force on dairy steers.
The Hamer people are semi vagrant pastorals moving at ordinary interim to find pastures for their goats and steers. Cottages are round and decreased created utilizing a curve packaging of branches verified with grasses, tangles and stow away About 20 lodges around a social event place where moving and eating up occurs, and a dairy animals and goat pen make a town. The Hammer every now and again trade with their neighbors for sorghum and corn as they don’t create it themselves. Goats and Cattle offer milk and meat. Sorghum is made into a hotcake or porridge and eaten with a stew. Men commonly wear a checkered skirt of texture while women wear a dairy creatures skin skirt. Bull bouncing:
Bull bouncing: – is a transitional encounter administration for men changing must be done before a man is permitted to marry. The man-to-be must “skip the cows” on various occasions to be compelling and simply disfigured male dairy steers and bovines may be used to jump over. This test is performed while uncovered (beside a few ropes bound over the chest) as a picture of the young he is going to betray him. On satisfaction of this test, the youthful individual joins the places of the maza – other men who have starting late completed a comparative test and who spend the accompanying couple of months of their lives coordinating these events in towns all through the Hamar area. Not under any condition like the Minoan bull-bouncing, the dairy animals is kept still by maza, so the physical risk is compelled.
The administrations end with a couple of long periods of eating up, including the basic skipping moves, joined by as a lot of sorghum ale as the bull-jumper’s family can provide for the visitor.