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An Akha lady helps her daughter with her headdress.
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An Akha lady helps her daughter with her headdress.

This is probably the photo I'm most proud of. An Akha lady helps her daughter with her traditional headdress, made up of silver coins and specially-woven embroidery. On a deeper level, after having captured this moment and upon reflection, the emotions of both individuals exemplifies cultural loss and its significance in today's world - the young girl which represents younger generations often hold the responsibility to pass down cultural practices but as a result of modernization, there is much reluctance and increasing abandonment of such traditions.

TAGS: Culture, People, Thailand, Travel, Tribe, Village

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2015
Total Views: 16
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: April 3, 2016, 4:55 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON
Camera Model: COOLPIX L820
Focal Length: 6.8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f3.4
ISO: ISO125
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PHOTO LOCATION Chiangrai, Thailand