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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Intercultural Indian Woman

The INTERCULTURAL series is inspired by racially charged experiences, honor of ancestral lineage and the unification of a global community. In 1891 my great-great grandmother a girl six years was kidnapped from India. A British officer lured her onto his ship with candy. Once on board she was taken to a shipping create and sailed to Fiji where she continued life as a slave. Indian Woman wears a red sari, a color of celebration and traditionally worn on a bride’s wedding day.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2016
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Sheinina Raj