Tsaatan family, Mongolia, Khovsgol Nuur, located in the northwest of Mongolia. The traditional dwelling of the Tsaatan is the ortz, a conical tent made of animal skin and wooden poles, which is easy to set up and pack. Shamanism, the traditional spiritual belief system based on nature worship, is still practised among the Tsaatan. Photography Project by Jimmy Nelson. Website: BEFORE THEY PASS AWAY

Jimmy Nelson/Before They Pass Away, Tsaatan (reindeer people) are the last reindeer herders who survived for thousands of years inhabiting the remotest subartic taiga, moving between 5 and 10 times a year…

Mongolia. Not only is the landscape breathtaking, but I MUST meet these people who hunt with eagles on horseback!

Cazadores de la tundra: «The Kazakhs are the descendants of Turkic, Mongolic and Indo-Iranian tribes and Huns that populated the territory between Siberia and the Black Sea

Mongolia, Ulan Bator, shaman ceremony with Zorigtbaatar a famous shaman

Mongolia, Ulan Bator, shaman ceremony with Zorigtbaatar a famous shaman

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction - My Modern Metropolis

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

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diaphanee: “The Everyday life of the Dukha Reindeer people living in Mongolia, photographed by the scholar Hamid Sardar-Afkhami.

秘境に住む唯一無二の伝統文化に生きる少数民族の姿を記憶する写真シリーズ「Before They Pass Away」 - DNA

Rabari For almost years, the Rabari have roamed the deserts and plains of what is today western India. It is believed that this tribe, with a peculiar Persian physiognomy, migrated from the Iranian plateau more than a millennium ago.

BEFORE THEY PASS AWAY | ©Jimmy Nelson | Tsaatan (reindeer people) are the last reindeer herders who survived for thousands of years inhabiting the remotest subartic taiga, moving between 5 and 10 times a year. Presently, only 44 families remain, their existence threatened by the dwindling number of their domesticated reindeer. Mongolia

Before They Pass Away

Tsaatan (reindeer people) are the last reindeer herders who survived for thousands of years inhabiting the remotest subartic taiga, moving between 5 and 10 times a year. Presently, only 44 families remain, their existence threatened by the dwindling numbe

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ust 2500 Drokpas live in three small villages in the Dha-Hanu valley of Ladakh, a disputed territory between India and Pakisthan. Their exquisite and ornamental dress reflects their cultural exuberance and impressive appetite for decoration.

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