Maori People, New Zealand. Photo by Jimmy Nelson | Yellowtrace

Dreamt I had a face tattoo similar to this and I put my contemporary glamour make-up on top of it. A small male child feared me. Maori People, New Zealand. Photo by Jimmy Nelson

The native Maori people of New Zealand have tattooed their faces for centuries. They had a complex warrior culture before the arrival of Europeans, and suffered under early colonialism, but have experienced a cultural revival since the 60′s.   The marks are called moko, and are etched with chisels instead of needles to leave grooves along with the ink. The true form is sacred, unique to each. ❣Julianne McPeters❣ no pin limits

bigwordsandsharpedges: “ The native Maori people of New Zealand have tattooed their faces for centuries. They had a complex warrior culture before the arrival of Europeans, and suffered under early colonialism, but have experienced a cultural revival.

Maori, New Zealand

Stunning Portraits of the World's Remotest Cultures

The most current reliable evidence strongly indicates that initial settlement of New Zealand by the Maori occurred around 1280 CE at the end of the medieval warm period. Photo by Jimmy Nelson Maori, New Zealand

28 Captivating Photographs of Isolated Tribes Facing Extinction - See more at: http://indulgd.com/captivating-photographs-of-isolated-tribes-facing-extinction/#sthash.dzjEGduU.dpuf

Man in traditional clothes from Maori tribe, indigenous people of New Zealand

BEFORE THEY PASS AWAY: Maori people of New Zealand

【人類が凄い】地球一周し、少数民族の文化を記録した壮大なプロジェクト『彼らが消えて行く前に

cinemagorgeous: “ Before They Pass Away. Photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the earth to try and document the world’s most secluded tribes.

Inspiration | Beautiful #berber woman. #Ghubar #الجمال

Algeria-Taureg People called Africa’s Blue People of the Desert, young girl with traditional tattoos

Famous Maori New Zealanders - Pita Sharples of the Maori Party(government) and kapa haka leader/performer respected amongst our people.

Ta Moko (tattooing) has always been an important part of Maori culture. Receiving tattoos is an important step to maturity and there are many rites and rituals associated with the event.

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Las últimas tribus de la tierra fotografiadas por Jimmy Nelson

Maori tribe warrior - New Zealand. The origins of New Zealand's Maori tribe date back to the Defining aspects of their culture include art, dance and tattoos.

La religión Rastafari se inició en África.  Casi siempre está asociada  con la población más pobre de Jamaica.  No es tan sólo una religión, sino un modo de vida.  Los Rastafaris protestan en contra de la pobreza, la opresión y la desigualdad..... no se trata sólo de ideas religiosas sino de tener conciencia de los problemas mundiales.  Los Rastafaris usan la Biblia para guiarse.

Paradise Palms Jamaica Tours present different aspects of the culture of Jamaica.

Jimmy Nelson retrata a las últimas tribus de la tierra antes de que desaparezcan | FuriaMag | Arts Magazine

"The nomadic Mursi tribe of Ethiopia lives in the lower area of Africa’s Great Rift Valley. The Mursi are famous for their stick-fighting ceremony and Mursi women are known all over the world for wearing clay plates in their lower lips.

Jimmy Nelson Before They Pass Away

Rabari Nobleman, Rathanambore National Park, Aman Bagh, Rajashan, India - From the book 'Before They Pass Away' - Art-print # XVI

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