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Explore Grandmother Wetekia, Grandmothers, and more!

This is not my Great Gandma Wetekia Elkington - but this is one of the pics I found when I searched her name.

Une plume trempée dans mes lignées Je viens implorer, je viens chercher, je viens comprendre La peur au ventre La peur au coeur Couper, réparer, soigner Une graine se pose Une fleur grandit Une femme me sourit J'attendais au bord de ma vie Au bord du...

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away.

Kyrgyzstan - Kyrgyz woman - In the 12th century, Kyrgyz domination had shrunk to the Altai and Sayan Mountains as a result of Mongol expansion. With the rise of the Mongol Empire in the 13th century, the Kyrgyz migrated south. In 1207, after the establishment of Yekhe Mongol Ulus (Mongol empire), Genghis Khan's oldest son Jochi occupied Kyrgyzstan without resistance. The state remained a Mongol vassal until the late 14th century.