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The Kara women collect the water, cook for family, harvest the fields, make the clothing, and are the backbone of the tribe. This elderly woman's hands were the perfect symbol of the woman's role in t

The Kara women collect the water, cook for family, harvest the fields, make the clothing, and are the backbone of the tribe. This elderly woman's hands were the perfect symbol of the woman's role in their tribal society.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2011
Date Uploaded: 09.2011
Photo Location: Ethiopia
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Copyright: © Nicholas Wiesnet
Awards
Photo of the Day: 09.16.11
Editor's Pick
Finalist