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An African tribe in India

An African tribe in India
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
An African tribe in India
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
An African tribe in India
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
An African tribe in India
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
An African tribe in India
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
An African tribe in India
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
An African tribe in India
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
An African tribe in India
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
An African tribe in India
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
An African tribe in India
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India.
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The African village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The village preserves its own culture and traditions. Jambur, India. 09/12/2010

The women wear bright sari and cook the roti, the traditional Indian bread, the men chew spice and play cricket,  the territory where they have their village is in the Indian state of Gujarat and also the language spoken is Gujarati. 

Yet the people of Jambur have an important characteristic that distinguishes them from the rest of the population of India: they are Africans. The story of the Sidis, immigrated from Africa hundreds of years ago, is based prevalently on memories and legends. Their origin is probably linked to the Portuguese colonization even though it is said that the people of Jambur were hired by the local lord as bodyguards. 

The village of Jambur, about 500 people, is a unique example in India where the rest of Africans live in smaller communities and dispersed. The African village in the heart of India seems destined to survive while preserving their culture and traditions.

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