Girl smoking pipe

John Spies

Mae Hong Son, Thailand

Artist's Description

A young Pwo Karen girl in Northern Thailand smokes her tobacco pie while looking after her younger sister. In the 1980s it was common for the children of some hilltribes to smoke rough homegrown tobacco and chew betel. As schools were established the practice has died out. This candid shot was taken in the early 1980s with a nikon FM2, 135mm lense and kodachrome slide film.

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