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Kahlil Gibran, age 14, 1896 portrait by F. Holland Day. Day was a well-to-do Bostonian whose family had a strong sense of social responsibility and the welfare of immigrants. Day funded the education of young Lebanese immigrant Gibran, encouraging him to study William Blake’s drawings and to read Walt Whitman and Maurice Maeterlinck.

Selected Artworks | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Nepal | A Hindu holy man with streaming dreadlocks at prayer in Bodhnath. Kathmandu (Yambu) | ©National Geographic / Michael Melford

A Hindu holy man with streaming dreadlocks at prayer in Bodhnath.

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An Ainu woman, one of the indigenous people of northern Japan, in traditional garments | 1890s

Kenneth Bamberg's Flowers is a series of portraits of young Shan tribe boys undergoing a male right of passage in northern Thailand. The ritual is called Poi Sang Long, and the boys are dressed up in bright colours and adorned with make-up to mimic the young Prince Siddhartha before he became Buddha.

Little one from Papua New Guinea (south of equator, north of Australia) Papua New Guinea is part of a great arc of mountains stretching from Asia, through Indonesia and into the South Pacific and is more than 600 islands and 800 indigenous languages.

Hayden Alsahaf "Moroccan mountain woman"

Moroccan mountain woman

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Bhutan

Bhutanese Kid, a photo from Thimphu, West | TrekEarth

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Young Mother, Luang Namtha, Laos

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EgyptSearch Forums: The Berbers as "of European Origin"

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