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End of the road for India's nomads?

Threatened identity
  • Pushed to the limit
  • Shifting to 'shoats'
  • Good to go
  • Camel care
  • Specialist knowledge
  • Threatened identity
  • Under pressure
  • Seeking a new way forward
  • Uncertain future

Threatened identity

Raika pride, independence and well-being are closely linked to their ownership of livestock. Those who are forced to sell their animals generally take up low paid jobs in the cities.

picture credit: © Ellen Geerlings



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