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Bhutan - The Brokpa - A Brokpa woman spinning sheep wool using a drop spindle known

Bhutan - The Brokpa - A Brokpa woman spinning sheep wool using a drop spindle known

Bhutan - The Brokpa - A Brokpa woman spinning sheep wool using a drop spindle known

Stunning photos reveal the nomadic lives of the Brokpa tribe in Bhutan

A Brokpa woman holds a ball of sheep wool which was spun using a drop spindle

Women of the Brokpa tribe in the remote Dahanu Valley. The valley is known as

A Brokpa woman weaves a traditional sheep wool blanket on a backstrap loom in the remote

A Brokpa woman weaves a man's 'gho' (traditional tunic) from sheep wool

A Brokpa Woman from the Dha-Hanu Valley in Ladakhh, India. The Brokpa

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India The Dard people are reclusive and there are only two villages in the Brokpa region

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They farm yaks and sheep and live off their meat and wool. Above, one

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End of the road

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A weaver of the Brokpa people in Bhutan.

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Documentary photographer AJ Heath lived in Bhutan for 12 months as part of his work and

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A Brokpa woman carding yak hair before spinning and weaving into cloth in the remote village

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LHASA, CHINA - APRIL 5: (CHINA OUT) A Tibetan woman twists wool

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Brokpa man from Dha-Hanu valley. Brokpa people are thought

A Brokpa Yak herder in traditional dress. The Brokpa tribe are ethnically distinct from other Bhutanese, having migrated from Tshoona region of southern ...

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A woman yak herder, wearing a red & turquoise head-dress, spins yak wool whilst watching the herd. By Brian & Cherry Alexander Photography.

The Brokpa people live in remote, eastern Bhutan, in the villages of Merak and

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Due to the lack of infrastructure in the village, children have to leave home in order to get their secondary education in other areas of Bhutan.

Changes to their lifestyle could see the end of their way of life

Bhutan - The Brokpa - Brokpa women spinning yak hair using a drop spindle known as a Yoekpa

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Brokpa man from Dha-Hanu valley. Brokpa people are thought to be descendants of Alexander The Great.

A Brokpa family enjoys a drinks break during their migration to their summer pastures with their 'zhomo' (male yak and female cow cross).

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Brokpa or Dard baby sitting alone in house corridor Dha Hanu village site of Dard or

Falasha woman spinning wool near gondar - Ethiopia | Johan Gerrits via Flickr

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Rubbish disposal is also a growing problem for the village, and non-biodegradable waste littering the hillside on the outskirt of the village. Bhutan banned ...

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The Brokpa people lived on their yaks and sheep as the high-altitude region they

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Women command a high degree of respect from their husbands and children and often function as the head of the family. They are pivotal in deciding such ...

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A young Brokpa boy hangs out of the window for better mobile phone reception.

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Ladakhi woman spins sheep's wool on a twirling distaff. Location: Ladakh District, India

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A Brokpa woman carding yak hair before spinning and weaving into cloth in the remote village

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Women of the Brokpa tribe in the remote Dahanu Valley

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Brokpa Elder by Park Jongwoo

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For example, a wealthy Brokpa may have 150 to 180 yaks in addition to other animals such as horses and sheep.

Typically, the strong yak hair is spun into yarn using a spindle

A Brokpa woman weaves a traditional sheep wool blanket on a backstrap loom in the remote

Bhutan - Rural life - A Layap woman from Laya holding a ball of sheep wool

Brokpa woman in traditional yak hair hat, village of Merak on Merak Sakteng trek,

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During the warmer summer months the Brokpa live a semi-nomadic life, as they search for fresh pasture land for their yak. Constantly on the move, ...

Young Couple on the Tibetan Plateau A young man spins wool like his ancestors did while

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An Aryan woman from a Dropka village in the Kargil region of Ladakh, India

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This pot-holed dirt track is the furthest east you can drive in Bhutan. From here, the only option is traveling on foot.

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Ladakhi woman spinning wool with a drop spindle, near Leh, Ladakh, Jammu and

Each year in May and June, the harvesting of yak hair takes place. Only the castrates and females will be sheared, while the breeding bull retains its coat, ...

Spinning thread, Lembata Women spin thread on drop spindles as they hawk goods at market

Brokpa tribe in the remote Dahanu Valley. The valley is known as the "Land of the Aryans" as the people there are considered the purest descendants of the ...

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Today, with the road nearly completed, change for the Brokpa tribe is unavoidable, and reliance on their yak is bound to diminish over time.

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