First Peoples

November 18, 2010

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Dana Gluckstein

Dancers in traditional costumes photographed by Dana Gluckstein in Bhutan in 2010. 

In the three decades Dana Gluckstein has been making portraits of indigenous peoples worldwide, she’s noted many connections between the individuals she’s photographed, from Quechua villagers in Peru to the Himba of Namibia, and others whose ancestors occupied their land long before they were “discovered” by Western explorers. “They are generally still connected to the land, and still have a...

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