Tuaregs of Algeria are part of a larger group of Berber-speaking Tuaregs. They are nomads who raise cattle and live in an area that stretches across North Africa. This territory extends from Western Sahara to the northern portion of Western Sudan.
This 1910 Edward S. Curtis photograph shows a Wishxam bride wearing a dentalium shell wedding headdress. Historically, the Wishxam (or Wishram) people lived on the north bank of the Columbia River near The Dalles, Oregon.