Slowly vanishing tribes of the world

Living in a city apartment with all amenities and Wi-Fi access you can hardly imagine what a tribal life could be. Most of the tribes live in villages secluded from the civilized world and follow their traditional customs and speak their language. Some of these, like the Tsaatans in Mongolia, change their place five to ten times a year and had to depend on reindeer herding for their sustenance. Photographer Jimmy Nelson has shot some of these slowly disappearing tribes under the project “Before They Pass Away”. Scroll down the page for seeing their amazing photographs.

Source:, boredpanda Book:

Goroka, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

Huli, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

Asaro, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

Kalam, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

Chukchi, Russia

Maori, New Zealand

Gauchos, Argentina

Tsaatan, Mongolia

Samburu, Kenya

Rabari, India

Mursi, Ethiopia

Ladakhi, India

Vanuatu, Vanuatu Islands

Drokpa, India

Dassanech, Ethiopia

Karo, Ethiopia

Banna, Ethiopia

Dani, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

Maasai, Tanzania

Nenets, Russia

Kazakh, Mongolia

Himba, Namibia

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