Broken Pots and Livelihoods

Salmonara, the world’s largest riverine island, is renowned for its exquisite handmade pottery. However, the relentless erosion caused by the Brahmaputra River poses a grave threat to this...

Salmonara, the world’s largest riverine island, is renowned for its exquisite handmade pottery. However, the relentless erosion caused by the Brahmaputra River poses a grave threat to this age-old tradition. As the land diminishes each year, the clay essential to the potters’ craft is being washed away by the river’s currents. Follow the potters of Majuli as they stand at a crossroads, uncertain of the future of their unique craft.

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