The Thakali (ethnic group): photo 27
Photo 27 of 29 in Gallery: The Thakali (ethnic group)
Image title: Thakal vessels for drinking
The vessels of metal alloy for drinking water.
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.