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Moken - plemię rybaków z Mjanmy - AFP (36)

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This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Thiha Thway, a Moken fisherman, holding a spear from a spear gun as he dives to hunt for fish in waters in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0153 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Moken children playing in shallow waters in front of their home in Nyaung Wee village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0158 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Moken fishermen sorting cuttlefish for sale at a fishing market in Nyaung Wee village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0159 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Moken fishermen sorting cuttlefish for sale at a fishing market in Nyaung Wee village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0160 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Moken fishermen holding cuttlefish for sale at a fishing market in Nyaung Wee village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0161 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Thiha Tway, a Moken fisherman, bathing with fresh water after returning home from hunting for fish in Nyaung Wee village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0162 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Thiha Tway, a Moken fisherman, heading home while carrying his fishing gear and a pufferfish he caught in Nyaung Wee village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0163 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Thiha Thway, a Moken fisherman, hauling his fishing gear off from a boat after fishing in waters in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0164 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Thiha Thway, a Moken fisherman, looking for fish to spear in waters in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0165 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Thiha Thway, a Moken fisherman, coming up to his boat after spearing a pufferfish in waters in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0166 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Thiha Thway, a Moken fisherman, coming up to his boat after looking for fish to spear in waters in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0167 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Thiha Thway, a Moken fisherman, holding a spear from a spear gun as he looks for fish in waters of the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0168 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Thiha Thway (C) and his family members watching a movie with on a mobile phone in their home in Nyaung Wee village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0169 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows female members of the Moken tribe sitting with children near the wooden spirit statues in Nyaung Wee village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0170 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows a member of the Moken bathing with rainwater collected in plastic drums at his home in Nyaung Wee island in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0171 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows Moken boys playing in shallow waters in front of their home in Nyaung Wee village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0154 AFP
This picture taken on May 14, 2017 shows female members of the Moken tribe taking care of children in front of one of their homes in Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0155 AFP
This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows a woman washing her face shortly after waking up after sleeping on a wooden boat ashore at Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
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This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows Kar Shar, the Moken leader smoking his pipe as he sits in front of his home in Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0157 AFP
This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows Moken fishermen riding a long boat out of a bay as they haul traps to catch cuttlefish at Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0172 AFP
This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows a Moken woman and boy retrieving a net in shallow waters in Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0173 AFP
This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows fish caught in a net set by a Moken woman in shallow waters in Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0174 AFP
This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows Moken women and children retrieving a net in shallow waters in Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0175 AFP
This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows female members of the Moken tribe dislodging barnacles from stones in Nyaung Wee island in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0176 AFP
This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows a member of the Moken tribe using fire to repair his boat in Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0177 AFP
This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows a member of the Moken tribe descending from a stilt home in Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0178 AFP
This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows a Moken family sitting underneath one of their stilt homes in Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0179 AFP
This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows female members of the Moken tribe fixing their hair and taking care of children in front of one of their stilt homes in Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0180 AFP
This picture taken on May 13, 2017 shows a member of the Moken tribe holding a child as she sits in front of her home near the coast in Makyone Galet village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0146 AFP
This picture taken on May 8, 2017 shows a Moken fisherman jumping from a boat as he holds a spear to hunt for fish in waters in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0147 AFP
This picture taken on May 8, 2017 shows a group of Moken fishermen hunting for fish in waters in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0148 AFP
This picture taken on May 8, 2017 shows a Moken fishing boat in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0149 AFP
This picture taken on May 8, 2017 shows a Moken fisherman rowing a fishing boat in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0150 AFP
This picture taken on May 8, 2017 shows an aerial view of Moken fishing boats in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0151 AFP
This picture taken on May 8, 2017 shows an aerial view of Nyaung Wee village in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
EN_01266586_0152 AFP
This picture taken on May 5, 2017 shows Moken fishermen hunting for fish in waters in the Myeik Archipelago, off the coast of southern Myanmar. Until recently the sea provided the Moken, a nomadic seafaring tribe, with everything they needed: a base for boats they lived in, fish and seafood to eat and bounty such as pearls to trade with islanders for fuel and rice. But the waters have been devastated by the commercial fishing industry that has eaten away the area's once abundant marine life. / AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU / TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW
TO GO WITH Myanmar-culture-fishing-indigenous-Moken, FEATURE by Athens ZAW ZAW