Van Gujjar Migration (154 images)

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In April 2009, I went to northern India to migrate with a tribe of nomadic water buffalo herders. For forty-four days I lived and traveled with the Van Gujjar people, who were forced as they are each spring to leave the lowland jungles where they graze their animals in winter. With temperatures soaring to 110 degrees, the foliage was dying and water sources were drying up, leaving nothing for the herds to eat or drink. In order to survive, they had to move.

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