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Chimanes nomades. Bolivia, Departamento del Beni. The group are taking shelter from a heavy thunder storm and are heating their bodies against a bonfire behind their backs. Luisa Oro Caris has just breast feeded her children.<br />
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A group of Chimanes nomades consisting of five men, three women and fourteen children are living on the edge between the rainforest and the outside world. Their ancestors survived in the rainforest as gatherers and hunters, but the forest is partly gone now and the men now take small day to day work like cutting down forest or working in the fields. The group have no permanent home, and are as such still nomads like their forefathers.