18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Barbaig Boy of "Blacksmith Tribe" Operates Bellows

A boy of the Datoga Barbaig Tribe operates the bellows that stoke the fire for melting scrap metal. The tribe is known for their blacksmithing skills, in which molten metal from scrap metal is poured into molds to make various artistic and practical objects.

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Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Camera: iPhone X
Copyright: © Theresa Whitener