"Pour survivre, les Himbas doivent avoir les pieds enracinés dans leurs traditions et les voix qui portent jusqu’aux grands pays au-delà de la grande mer..."

Kovahimba, l'association ayant pour but d'aider les Himbas, peuple nomade de Namibie


DVD for sale: 15€ + 3€ shipping cost (France)




Pieds Nus sur la Terre Rouge, voyage chez les Himbas, pasteurs de Namibie by Solenn Bardet, Ed Robert Laffont, 1998, 360 p.

Les Himbas, tribu de Namibie by Eric Robert et Sylvie Bergerot, Ed Denoël, 1989, 120 p.

Himba, Peuple nomade de Namibie by Margaret Jacobsohn, photographies par B&P Pickford; Ed Peuples et Continents, 1990, 144 p.

Peuples Premiers, aux sources de l’autre by Fabrice Delsahut, Ed Timée 2007 144 p
Peoples of Namibia by J. S. Malan, Rhino Publisher, Pretoria, 1995, 152 p.


• Les Himbas font leur cinéma ! directed by Solenn Bardet and produced by Gédéon Programmes with France Télévisions. The film was broadcasted for the first time in May 2012 on France 5. It was also presented during a number of festivals (Etonnants Voyageurs, Présence Autochtone à Montréal, Globe-Trotters, Le Grand Bivouac, etc.). The DVD is on sale on this website.

Rendez-vous en Terre Inconnue avec Muriel Robin avec les Himbas de Namibie directed by Pierre Stine, Bonne Pioche productions, 110 mn, in French with English subtitles, 2006.

Les Himba de Namibie, ceux qui se vantent directed by Alain Bourillon, produced by Backone.

Ocher and Water directed by Craig MatthiewsCry of the Owl, directed and produced by Dori Caspi and Erez Lauffer, 72 mn.



Music from Namibia : Bushmen et Himba, Buda Records, CD album, 09/1995.



The Ovahimba of Namibia : a study of dual descent and values D. P. Crandall, University of Oxford, 1992, 368 p.

Study of Himba space in Kaokoland M. Jacobsohn, M. A. Archaelogy Dept, University of Cape Town, 1986, 180 p.
Pastoralism in arid and Semi-arid North-West Namibia G.L. Owen-Smith & M. Jacobsohn, The Nordic man and Biosphere Meeting, 1991, 26 p.

The Kaokoveld : an Ecological base for Future Development Planning G.L. Owen-Smith, S. W. A. Scientific Society, Windhœk, 1978, 66 p.

The Ethnography of South-Western Angola, Part 3 : The Herero People C. Estermann, Africana Publishing Company, New York & London, 1961, 182 p.
Himba Epochs D. G. Gibson, Smithsonian Institution, History in Africa, Vol 4, 1977, 53 p.
The Religious System and Social Organisation of the Herero : a Study in Bantu Culture H. Luttig, Windœk, 1933, 121 p.
Challenging the Namibian perception of sexuality, a case study of the Ovahimba and Ovaherero culturo-sexual models in Kunene North in an HIV/AIDS context Philippe Talavera, Gamsberg Macmillan Publishers, 2002, Namibia, 112 p.

Notes on the Kaokoveld (South West Africa) and its People N.J. Van Warmelo, Department of bantu Administration, Ethnological Publications N°26, Pretoria, 1962, 69 p.Warnlof

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