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Kondh tribe, Niyamgiri, Odisha (Orissa)

 Coming home after a visit to the town.

 The village cattle.

 Villagers making throw-away plates from big leaves.

 Discussion between villager and social activists.

 Bringing forest products to the market in the town.

 Bringing the rice to the government storage. The farmers get a guarantee minimum price, which is much nbetter than the price of a commercial middle-man.

 Fishermen waiting near the lake.

 Girl taking care for her younger sister.

 Boys herding the goats.

 Field with beans. This is a second crop. It is growing without irrigation.

 A farm.

 Village temple.

 Kondh girls dancing in traditional self woven cloths at a festival.

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Photos: Action Aid Odisha, Samarendra Das and Peasant Autonomy - Creative Commons