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A Santali Girl and Her Pet
A girl belonging to the Santal tribe, with her pet

Photograph shows a smiling girl hugging a baby goat. Shot in the village of Plassey in West Bengal in 1970. The Santals (a.k.a. Santhals) are one of the largest tribal communities of India and predominatly live in Bihar, Orissa, and Bengal.

See Also:
• Woman Quenches the Thirst of Two Bullocks -- another picture taken in the same village.
• Search for more pictures of Santal tribe in PICTURESearch
• Children of Forest God -- topics on tribal communities of India, known as Girijans or Scheduled Tribes

First Created: Friday, January 3, 2003
Last Updated: 1/3/2003
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