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Journal of Anthropological and Archaeological Sciences

Short Communication(ISSN: 2690-5752)

The Black Teeth of Wancho Volume 2 - Issue 4

Padmini Tolat Balaram*

  • Silpa-Sadana, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India

Received: July 17, 2020   Published: August 07, 2020

Corresponding author: Padmini Tolat Balaram, Silpa-Sadana, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India

DOI: 10.32474/JAAS.2020.02.000143


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Wancho have a few reasons of their own. They consider black teeth beautiful. Some tribes feel what is the difference between human being and animals? Animals also have white teeth and the human beings also have the white teeth! So, to differentiate one’s self from animals, it is believed they started colouring their teeth black.

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