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Jimmy Nelson:
Gorgeous portraits of the world's vanishing people

TEDGlobal 2014 · 17:18 · Filmed Oct 2014
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When Jimmy Nelson traveled to Siberia to photograph the Chukchi people, elders told him: "You cannot photograph us. You have to wait, you have to wait until you get to know us, you have to wait until you understand us." In this gorgeously photo-filled talk, join Nelson's quest to understand — the world, other people, himself — by making astonishing portraits of the world's vanishing tribes and cultures.

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Jimmy Nelson’s photographs of vanishing tribes illuminate the indigenous cultures of our shared world. Full bio
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