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Phil Borges Enduring Spirit Collection, Indonesia - Aldo, Erpi, and Rosie
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Aldo 10, Erpi 7, Rosie 7
Tana Toraja, Indonesia

Aldo and his friends had just spent the morning washing two of his family’s water buffalo in the river. When he turned eight, Aldo was given the responsibility of tending the two buffalo. Valued at close to $800 each, they represent more than one-third of his parents’ wealth. They will both be slaughtered at his uncle’s funeral in two months. The funeral is being delayed until the last rice-harvest ceremony is completed, so as not to mix the rites of life with those of death. Toraja

Collection: Enduring Spirit - Indonesia
Artist: Photographer Phil Borges
Medium: black and white fine art photography collection
Finish: Framed


These beautiful black and white fine art photography of people portrait of indigenous cultures are the trademark of humanitarian photographer Phil Borges. All collections of Phil Borges' work are available at Hallmark Fine Art Gallery located in San Diego's La Jolla Cove. Gallery also has Phil Borges' award-winning photography books Tibetan Portrait, Enduring Spirit, and Women Empowered. Call 858-551-8108 for more information.

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