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Qashqai nomads, Iran, 1977

My father and two brothers were working in Iran at this time. My mother went with them and they were there for about seven months at several job sites in the desert, Tehran, Bandar Abbas and elsewhere. This location on the map, west of Shiraz, is approximate, based on my brother's recollection. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qashqai_people

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Qashqai nomads, Iran, 1977

Going to summer pastures. Their Ashayeri, the aboriginal dog of Persia, leads the way. It's more of a herd guarding dog than a shepherd. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qashqai_people

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Qashqai nomads, Iran, 1977

Photos taken by my brother. Here is what he said about them in an e-mail: [Pictures] are of the Fars nomad tribe whom we encountered between Shiraz and Bandar Bushehr. The Fars region extends from the lower elevations (and hot as hell in the summer) of the Gulf to the higher (cooler) elevations of the Zagros Mountain. They were leaving the scolding hot lower el. to the mountains. Hundreds of them in all, with probably sub-tribes all migrating in different valley's and creek bottoms up to the summer pasture…

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Qashqai nomads of Fars, Iran, 1977

Photos taken by my brother. Here is what he said about them in an e-mail: [Pictures] are of the Fars nomad tribe whom we encountered between Shiraz and Bandar Bushehr. The Fars region extends from the lower elevations (and hot as hell in the summer) of the Gulf to the higher (cooler) elevations of the Zagros Mountain. They were leaving the scolding hot lower el. to the mountains. Hundreds of them in all, with probably sub-tribes all migrating in different valley's and creek bottoms up to the summer pasture…

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Caravan, Iran, 1977

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Nomads, Iran, 1977

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qashqai_people

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Donkeys, Iran, 1977

Aww, look at that cute baby donkey!

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Qashqai women and children of Fars, Iran, 1977

On their way to summer pastures. Typical Persian herd guarding dog on the right. Some experts say it's related to the Turkish Kangal dog and they do look very similar. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qashqai_people

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Fars caravan, Iran, 1977

My father and two brothers were working in Iran at this time. My mother went with them and they were there for about seven months at several job sites in the desert, Tehran, Bandar Abbas and elsewhere. This location on the map, west of Shiraz, is approximate, based on my brother's recollection.
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