A Caldarari (“Kelderar”, “Kalderar”, “Kotlyars”) family in Romania, 1930s, photo from Florin Petru Manole’s archive.
Romanian peasant woman from Clopotiva, Hunedoara county, 1923. Photography by ethnographer Romulus Vuia
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Romanian peasants from Bistrita-Nasaud county, Transylvania. cca. 1930s
Pride in Romanian women from Chisătău, Banat, 1923.
Photography by anthropologist Romulus Vuia.
Pride in Romanian woman in Poiana, Caraș-Severin, 1923.
Photographed by anthropologist Romulus Vuia.
Credit: Jason Taylor/Survival International
The Dongria Kondh women of the Niyamgiri hills in Odisha state, India – who call themselves Jharnia, or protectors of streams – have lived in the lush, forested hills for millennia. For the past 10 years these women have worked with Dongria men to protect their most sacred mountain, Niyam Dongar, against plans for an opencast bauxite …
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Credits: Jason Taylor
Romanian peasant from Poiana Sibiului, southern Transylvania. Photograph taken by Kurt Hielscher, 1933
Romanian peasant, photograph taken by Kurt Hielscher in 1933.
Another beautiful shot by Eric Valli (2000(, a Rana Tharu young women (Nepal). The Rana Tharu young women have the right to seek divorce - they are called “Nepal’s women of grace”. See more: