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Puristan Shah, 10
Rumbur Valley, Pakistan
Puristan Shah was the first person I met when I arrived in the valley where the Kalash reside. Using sign language he introduced himself and immediately began to show me around and introduce me to his family and friends. Everyone was very open and friendly. Later my interpreter told me that there is virtually no crime among the Kalash. In the rare event that someone should steal or show disrespect for the culture, they are confronted by the whole village and made to provide a male goat to be sacrificed and eaten at a community gathering.
Collection: Spirit of Place - Pakistan
Artist: Photographer Phil Borges
Medium: black and white fine art photography collection
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.