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Women of the Rabari tribe in Rajasthan, India, posing in traditional finery for a photograph by Jimmy Nelson, who is making a big impact with material on show as a result of his new book *Before They Pass Away*, purportedly providing a snapshot of remote tribes as they are, currently.

indiaincredible: “ “ Women of the Rabari tribe in Rajasthan, India, posing in traditional finery for a photograph by Jimmy Nelson ” ”

Indian girl By Jimmy Nelson

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.

Today's youth is more accepting of different cultures, nationalities and race. They accept different views from people with different beliefs which is a contrast to our history where discrimination was more frequent against religion than it is now.

I love henna ! the night of henna - a pre-wedding ritual found in Indian, Arabic and Jewish culture.

His sister let me borrow this necklace for when I go somewhere special here, it's so beautiful I couldn't be more happy.

Tribal beauty: Photographer gives snapshot of vanishing way of life

SAMBURU People - East Africa: "Africa is evolving the quickest in my opinion. It has lost the majority of its ethnicity and authenticity," Jimmy Nelson photographed 35 tribes all over the world for book "'Before They Pass Away"

Portrait of a girl from the nomadic Fakirani Jat tribe wearing traditional clothing near the village of Chhadvara, located roughly 100km from Bhuj in the Kutch District.

Portrait of an Indian girl from the nomadic Fakirani Jat-tribe wearing traditional clothing near the village of Chhadvara, located roughly from Bhuj in the Kutch District, India, © Kimberley Coole

An Iranian lady portraying the Persian traditional fashion

Traditional dress of Iran: A product of the glorious Persian heritage

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South Africa

A woman from the Ndebele tribe in South Africa carries a traditional beer container. She wears a big necklace and geometric light blue, standing in geometric architecture.

Lambadi or Banjara, India

india - andhra pradesh Lambadi or Banjara tribal people at Raikal village.

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Lake Palace Hotel in Udaipur, India. The woman is performing a traditional dance [folk dance] common to the Rajasthani region of India.