The Thakali (ethnic group): photo 22
Photo 22 of 29 in Gallery: The Thakali (ethnic group)
Image title: Thakali copper pitchers
The copper pitchers.
Note Devanagari text and transliteration is not available.
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.