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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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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