“Vanishing People”

Exquisite images by Steve McCurry. If you have some time today, check out his blog post. He captures the lives of people from cultures that are slowly disappearing.

Moving from place to place, shifting to different areas as the seasons change. They say they are different to migrants who move countries and settle. Nomads, while they travel vast distances, return often to where they came from during their lifetime.

Vanishing People, Vanishing Livelihoods Since the beginning of time, nomads have roamed the world and have been an essential part of economic and cultural activity around the globe. South Asia has the world’s largest nomadic population. In India, there are more than 500 nomadic groups, roughly 80 million people, but every day their traditional ways […]

via Cultures on the Edge — Steve McCurry’s Blog

 

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