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Portraits from around the globe capture the beauty and spirit of indigenous people whose way of life are at risk

Daily Mail Logo Daily Mail | Slide 1 of 31: A series of stunning portraits of indigenous tribes around the globe has been released by a British photographer to highlight the threats they face in the modern world. Jimmy Nelson, 52, captures the raw, natural beauty of tribespeople adorned in traditional dress, many with elaborate face paint and extraordinary headdresses. Nelson traveled across Kenya, Ecuador, Thailand, Sudan, China and Papua New Guinea for the project. He said: ' I think it's amazing how close you can get to people without talking to them. 'We speak different languages but that doesn't seem to matter. We are all the same.'

A series of stunning portraits of indigenous tribes around the globe has been released by a British photographer to highlight the threats they face in the modern world. Jimmy Nelson, 52, captures the raw, natural beauty of tribespeople adorned in traditional dress, many with elaborate face paint and extraordinary headdresses. Nelson traveled across Kenya, Ecuador, Thailand, Sudan, China and Papua New Guinea for the project. He said: ' I think it's amazing how close you can get to people without talking to them. 'We speak different languages but that doesn't seem to matter. We are all the same.'
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