In the gir forest, a woman from the maldhari tribe.
:image credits: Suyog Gaidhani.
The shirt is not part of his traditional garment.
"The tangkhul Naga shawl of Manipur is a thick cotton shawl worn by men and woven by women in striking bands of rust and blcack. The bands may vary in width and the ends of the shawl are often decorated with brilliantly coloured extra wefts" Uncut cloth, by Askari and Arthur, Merrel Holberton Publishers.
image credits -she depicts – strength, forced resilence, beauty. her baby lies strong in her arms. if she is not a role model than who is ?
image credits : The last wanderers
.. is a highly specialized way of life.
images from the book : the last wanderers by randhwa.
Do the colors and patterns compensate for the dreary, arid surroundings as they pass through their nomadic way of living ?
Each pattern is a story. They are the songs and tears of life .
( these images are from a book — i saved the images and returned the book to the library noting down the author and the book on my paper where i make notes, now only to be missing ) if anybody recognizes the work of the photographers i will credit them.)