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The African Connection --Indians of African Origin

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Black, Indian, and Hindu!
Notice the Mangalasutra and the Holy Dot
People of India

Siddi Girl in Western Indian Forest

A Smiling Siddi Girl
The African-Indian Community
A Siddi Girl
The town of Yellapur, Karnataka

Siddi Girl with Ribbons
African-Indian Community
The African-Indian Community
An African-Indian Youth
Generations of exploitation have rendered the Siddi community fearful of strangers. Kamat had to build friendships with the community for them to agree to be photographed.

Portrait of a Siddi House-holder
Notice his distinct African features.
African-Indian Community
The African-Indian Community
Hardworking Siddi Woman
Due to their extremely low wages, Siddi women are the preferred housemaids in the towns surrounding Siddi neighborhoods.

Young Woman belonging to Siddi Community
Town of Yellapur, Uttara Kannada
Siddi Woman


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