Australia: Stories of the South - Australia's South Sudanese: Stories-of-the-South23

On July 9th 2015 in Western Sydney suburb of Blacktown young Australian South Sudanese men prepare to perform a traditional Dinka Agaar dance. They use talcum powder to cover their skin, in South Sudan this was traditionally done with ash and feathers from native birds would also be used to adorn the body and head, however in Australia chicken feathers are utilized as a substitute.

On July 9th 2015 in Western Sydney suburb of Blacktown young Australian South Sudanese men prepare to perform a traditional Dinka Agaar dance. They use talcum powder to cover their skin, in South Sudan this was traditionally done with ash and feathers from native birds would also be used to adorn the body and head, however in Australia chicken feathers are utilized as a substitute.