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Iranian Soccer Fever
By Nicola Zolin
18 Jun 2014

February-April, 2014
Iran

While Iran usually known for nuclear politics and religious radicalism, it is also known for soccer. Iran is ranked as the best team in Asia and is participating in this year's World Cup in Brazil. For country as culturally and socially diverse as Iran, soccer is unifying force and the passion for the sport permeates every corner of society.

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Women Shepherds
Çobanisa, Turkey
By Amy Hume
16 Feb 2013

Shepherds move their herd to graze on the mountainside while dodging Mercedes, Hondas, Fords, Chevrolets, Audis and other various foreign cars.

The Yörük, nomads of Anatolia and the Balkans, rely on animals as their livelihood. Due to the introduction of modern technology, education and government subsidies, some of the shepherds have become sedentary. For those that still migrate in the traditional way, they live in the lowlands during the winter and the mountains in the summer. For the modern families, they live in the villages or cities in the winter and have summer homes on the seaside. For the younger generations, there is struggle between keeping with tradition and evolving into modern life, which is threatening the culture of these historical nomads.

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KURDISH NOMADS
Turkey
By Mais Istanbuli
07 Dec 2012

Nomadic kurdish families that migrate around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats.

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Kurdish Nomads (6 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
05 Dec 2012

Nomadic Kurdish children with one of their family's sheep. They are members of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (2 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

Horses belonging to a nomadic Kurdish family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (18 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

Women stand near their tent at a nomadic camp near Idil in Southeastern Turkey. They are members of a shepherd family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (13 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

Nomadic Kurdish girls rest on a hand made wool-felted blanket near their camp. They are members of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (15 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

At a nomadic camp near Idil in Southeastern Turkey, a woman makes traditional flatbread. She is a member of a shepherd family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (16 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

At a nomadic camp near Idil in Southeastern Turkey, a woman makes traditional flatbread while her son stands nearby. She is a member of a shepherd family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (9 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

A nomadic Kurdish shepherd gathers his flock, preparing for the next leg of migration. He is a member of a nomadic family that treks around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (10 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

A nomadic Kurdish shepherd sorts animals as he helps prepare for the next leg of his family's migration. He is a member of a nomadic family that travels around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (8 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

A nomadic Kurdish shepherd naps in the grass near his flock. He is a member of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (7 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

Kurdish nomads gather to plan the next leg of their trek. They are members of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (11 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

A nomadic Kurdish woman helps gather sheep. She is a member of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (14 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

A nomadic Kurdish carrying goat kids in her satchel is a member of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (3 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

A nomadic Kurdish woman washes her feet before praying. She is a member of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (5 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

Nomadic Kurdish children play near their family's camp. They are members of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (12 of 27)
Istanbul, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

The hand-embroidered satchel of nomadic Kurdish shepherd. He is a member of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (17 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

At a nomadic camp near Idil in Southeastern Turkey, dough for traditional flatbread is prepared by a member of a shepherd family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (4 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
12 May 2011

A nomadic Kurdish boy goes to fetch water. He is a member of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (26 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
11 May 2011

A baby is carried in a satchel by Kurdish nomadic women who migrate with their families and flocks during the spring, summer and fall seasons around Southeastern Turkey. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (27 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
11 May 2011

Nomadic Kurdish shepherds use donkeys to carry supplies as they move to their next camp near Idil in Southeastern Turkey. They belong to a shepherd minority that migrates during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (25 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
11 May 2011

Nomadic Kurdish shepherds use donkeys to carry supplies as they move to their next camp near Idil in Southeastern Turkey. They belong to a shepherd minority that migrates during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (21 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
11 May 2011

A child lies among blankets and other supplies as Kurdish nomads prepare for their next leg of their journey through Southeastern Turkey. They are members of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (23 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
11 May 2011

A nomadic Kurdish woman packs up supplies on a donkey before migrating to the next camp. She is a member of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (24 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
11 May 2011

A nomadic Kurdish girl plays with a shepherd puppy. She is a member of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (22 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
11 May 2011

A shepherd dog and donkey are among the animals belonging to the a nomadic Kurdish family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (20 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
11 May 2011

At a nomadic camp near Idil in Southeastern Turkey, a family gathers for breakfast before migrating to the next camp. They are members of a shepherd family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (19 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
11 May 2011

At a nomadic camp near Idil in Southeastern Turkey, a woman disassembles her family's tent and packs up their supplies before migrating to the next camp. She is a member of a shepherd family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Kurdish Nomads (1 of 27)
Idil, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
11 May 2011

A Kurdish shepherd and patriarch of a nomadic family that migrates around Southeastern Turkey during the spring, summer and fall seasons in order to graze sheep and goats. PHOTO BY JODI HILTON

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Gold rush in the heart of Mozambique ...
Manica, Mozambique
By palyizsofi
24 Jan 2011

Most of the gold diggers have a nomadic life with there families and keep traveling along the river where they suspect gold then set up housing and work the rivers until the next location. Mozambique 2013.