Khasi Woman - Betel Nut Teeth (India)

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Khasi Woman - Betel Nut Teeth (India)

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Khasi woman (India)

Khasi people live in villages in the East Khasi Hills region of Meghalaya.

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The orange color of her teeth is from chewing Betel nut. Areca palms trees (Betel trees) grow everywhere around here so Betel nut is consumed by all the locals (men and women), as a psycho-stimulating and euphoria-inducing drug.

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Date & GPS location
Photo taken on April 2, 2013
Surok Mawlynnong, Meghalaya 793109, India
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