5th Annual Photo Contest

A tribal birth in India
Purulia, India • Photographed August 2007
Six days after Betka Tudu's birth, female relatives and neighbors in the West Bengal village of Purulia gathered to bless him and "to protect him from harm's way," says Dey. Born into the Santhal tribe, Betka "unknowingly drew his distant kin closer than ever." — Abigail Tucker

5th Annual Photo Contest Winners and Finalists

See the winning photos from our 2007 contest

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