For almost years, the Rabari have roamed the deserts and plains of what is today western India. It is believed that this indigenous group, with a peculiar Persian physiognomy, migrated from the Iranian plateau more than a millennium ago
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.
Goroka, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea Photographer Jimmy Nelson has set out to capture pictures of as many of these groups as he could manage to meet over a two-year period in his “Before They Pass Away” photo compilation.