Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Photographer Jimmy Nelson loves to travel the world and learn new things. In his next project he decided to explore the remote tribes in different parts of the world.

These ancient and sometimes little-known community living in remote and harsh regions of the world, has a very rich and interesting history and a great variety of interesting customs and traditions. Unfortunately, the name of the photo project "Before they disappear" is more than apt, because some of these communities may indeed soon disappear from the face of the earth the fault of the "more advanced" civilizations.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Asaro from the Eastern mountains.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

The people of azaro smear themselves with mud, wearing scary masks and wielding spears.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Chukchi.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Chukchi live on the mainland due to the breeding of reindeer: they feed on boiled venison, reindeer brains and bone marrow, and venison soup.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Carvings on bone and walrus tusks — the most developed forms of folk art among the Chukchi.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Because of the harsh climate and difficulties of living in the tundra, hospitality and generosity are highly valued among the Chukchi. They believe that everything in this world has a soul. The traditional way of life still preserved, but constantly supplemented with something new.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

The Peoples Of Papua New Guinea.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Life in the mountain villages is simple. There are a lot of good food, family ties are highly valued, as the wonders of nature. Local live by hunting, gathering and agriculture. Tribal feuds are common and male soldiers spare no effort and imagination to hit the enemy tribe with his war paint and decorations.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

The boy from the tribe Gogin.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

The himba an ancient tribe of tall, slender and majestic shepherds.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

What the fuck.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

The tribes fight over land, pigs and women.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Tari valley with magnificent views of the valley below and surrounding peaks. This high mountain forests with roaring waterfalls. The local tribes live by hunting, which involved mostly men, as well as gathering and agriculture — this is followed by women. Men help to liberate the land, but the responsibility for everything lies with the women.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Kalam.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Hats decorated with bird feathers (cockatoos, parrots, Lori and birds of Paradise).

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

These tribes live by hunting (men) and gathering and agriculture (women).

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

The Kazakhs are descendants of Turkic, Mongolian and Indo-Iranian tribes and Huns that populated the territory between Siberia and the Black sea.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

The Kazakh semi-nomads and shepherds.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Ancient falconry — one of the many traditions enjoyed by Kazakhs and for which they managed to hold on to all these years.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Maori.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

The main aspects of traditional Maori culture is art, dance, legends, tattoos and community. Although the arrival of European settlers in the eighteenth century greatly influenced the lifestyle of Maori, many aspects of their traditional society remained unchanged even in the twenty-first century.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

Kai — Maori so called food.

Before they disappear: remote and little-known tribes of the planet

War dance Haka is one of the most famous traditions of the Maori.

Keywords: Jimmy Nelson | Tribal | Photographer

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