National Geographic : 1936 Jan
© National Geographic Society HER TRIBE BELIEVES THAT STARS DETERMINE HUMAN DESTINIES This woman of Baghdad suggests a painting of Saint Anne in the costume of Mesopotamia. Her hand bears a tattooed cross. Mr. Edward T. Holmes, of Boston, owns the original. Drawings by Alexandre Iacovleff WHEN THECLANS OF HIS PEOPLE MIGRATE, PLAINSMEN TREMBLE He comes from a nomadic Kurdish mountain tribe which descends upon the lowlands with the arrival of winter. For himself hehas chosen a more sedentary life as aBaghdad porter.