IND.MWdrv04.118.x..Mishri Yadav's sister, Sona (foreground), has come from her nearby village of Bhagwarpur to help harvest wheat with a friend and her sister Mishri (in pink) in Mishri's home village of Ahraura, Uttar Pradesh, India. Women often share harvesting tasks to make the work go faster. Mishri's family must pay half of the harvest to the owner of the land that they farm. They grow one planting of wheat and then rice during the rest of the year. Revisit with the family, 2004. The Yadavs were India's participants in Material World: A Global Family Portrait, 1994 (pages: 64-65), for which they took all of their possessions out of their house for a family-and-possessions-portrait. Work..
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