Amazing photos of the world's last surviving tribes
Take a look at these amazing pictures of some of the world's last surviving tribes.
Jimmy thinks these people are an important part of our history and heritage, and it is "important we understand them." This photograph of some Gauchos was taken in the Parque National Los Glaciares, Patagonia, Argentina in 2011.
Jimmy said it was really hard to take his photographs. The people lived so far away from the modern world that the translators, who travelled with him, couldn't speak the same language! These Huli Wigmen were photographed in Ambua Falls, Tari Valley, Papua New Guinea in 2010. Love those headdresses!
Jimmy used a camera technique called slow-exposure film to take his photographs. This meant that the people had to stay in the same position for a long time in order to get the right effect. This tribesman is from the Masai Sarbore, in the Serengeti in Tanzania, and was photographed in 2010.
A lot of the tribes he photographed had never seen a camera before, and didn't know what it was for. These amazing archers are from the Ni Vanuatu tribe and were photographed at the Rock of Rah, in Vanuatu in 2011.
Photographer Jimmy Nelson has spent years travelling the world to take these amazing photographs of some of the world's last indigenous tribes, groups of people who are native to specific areas in the world. This photograph of a Maori man was taken at the Gisbourne Festival in New Zealand in 2011.
In order to take his photos Jimmy would have to spend a lot of time with the tribes first, in order to gain their trust. He said: "you have to build a relationship from the ground up which is very exciting". These amazing hunters are from the Kazakh tribe in Altantsogts, Bayan Olgii in Mongolia and were photographed in 2011.
There are around 100 tribes in the world who have not had any contact with people other than their own tribe, around 77 of these are in the Amazon in Brazil, and have only been discovered using low flying drones. This Maori woman was photographed at Rauwhiri Winitana Paki, Taupo Village, North Island, New Zealand in 2011.