Photographer's Note

Cette petite fille fait partie du groupe ethnique des sea Bajau. Jtais sur lle de Mantabuan,elle mavait suivi toute la journe et mavait offert des coquillages.La pte quelle a sur le visage est faite partir de riz,elle sert protger la peau du soleil et du vent!
Le nom Bajau dsigne un groupe ethnique de Brune , dIndonsie, de Malaisie Orientale et des Philippines qui font partie des populations qu'on appelle "nomades de la mer" (Sea Gypsies dans la littrature de langue anglaise).
Les Bajau sont le deuxime groupe le plus important en nombre dans l'Etat malaisien de Sabah, constituant plus de 13% de la population.


This little girl belong to the ethnic group of the sea Bajau.I was on the Mantabuan island,she had followed me all day long,and gave me some shells. the paste she has on the face is made with rice, and is used to protect the skin from the sun and the wind.
The name Bajau indicates an ethnicity of Brunei, Indonesia, Eastern Malaysia and Philippines which belong to the populations that is called nomads of the sea" (Sea Gypsies in the literature of English language).
Bajau are the second groups the most important in number in the Malaysian state of Sabah, constitutant more than 13% of the population.

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