Posted on: 13 May 2013

Photograph of the Chief of Buddaga by unknown photographer from Madras School of Industrial Arts, Southern India, India, 19th century.

Portrait of the Chief of Buddaga seated in a wicker basket upon the floor, from a hill tribe located in the Nilgiri Hills.

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nowadays the name "Badaga" is used for the community. they are not considered to be a tribe.

Waiting to be carried. Puts a new spin on baby baskets ... babies in old age too.