Mutua people


Tua / Mutua / Twa / Batwa / Batua

Population & Ecosystem

There are 1.500 Mutua living in the dry river beads and forests around Oncocua town. (Angola)

Economy & Society

Hunter gatherers and blacksmiths. Mutua are organised in small bands composed of around 20-30 members lead by elderly men and women.

Culture & Religion

Mutua speak Herero language. Mutua have given up part of their traditional cultural identity to imitate the dress and language of the Himba tribe.