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The Todas - A Photo Essay

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The  Todas - A Photo Essay

The Todas are a fascinating and distinctive tribe from the mountains of Nilgiris. 

We were born from the belly of the grasslands”

~Toda woman

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Artisan of the Month - Divya

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Artisan of the Month - Divya

Hey Everyone! So the artisan profile for this month is very different. It doesn't have an interview. It is a personal lesson that I feel compelled to share. A lot of times when I travel to meet artisans, I meet women who are too shy to talk but say a lot more through their actions. To be honest, I never really expected this as I am a woman too but I have come to understand them just a little bit better... Women artisans live in a very close knit community and rarely get a chance to interact with other people.Their...

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