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From a RED KAREN village -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


Traditional Red Karen house
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


Red Karen House
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


Red Karen life
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


The color of the woman's skirt explains why these people are called RED Karens -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


Old woman and dog - 1 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


Old woman and dog - 2 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


 The final one of the old woman and her dog -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


Here a very simple pagoda, - built together from sticks and branches -
- a far cry from the magnificent Buddhist pagodas in the south -
Maybe a symbol of an early form of Buddhism that has finally got foothold here in this remote Red Karen village -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


A final view of the Red Karens
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 

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       UPDATED:  June 23rd. 2003
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