The Thakali (ethnic group): photo 3
Photo 3 of 29 in Gallery: The Thakali (ethnic group)
Image title: Linguistic map of Nepal
Major settlement of Thakalis: Linguistic map of Nepal (Showing the area of origin or natie region of Languages).
The Thakali people are an indigenous ethnic group from Nepal whose rise of power can be dated to the mid-19th century. The Thakalis originate from Thak Khola, north-west of Pokhara, western Nepal. Thy are primarily Buddhist practitioners. The Thakali language represents a branch of the Tibet-Barman family, related to languages such as Gurung and Magar.