Out of Eden Walk@outofedenwalk

National Geographic Fellow and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek is on a 10-year walk across the globe in the footsteps of our ancestors.

www.nationalgeographic.org/projects/out-of-eden-walk/articles/2018-11-planting-feminism/

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The "cowbelt" of northern India is a vast riverlands. Sacred waters slide across the plains, sustaining life. Out of Eden Walk is sharing brief glimpses of rivers crossed on the trail. #river_minute #India


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He took pity on us in a dusty town at dusk. He gave us water and a roof. @dreamersid with host Gobind Prasad Soni. Singhpur, Uttar Pradesh, #India.


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Gujiya—doughy sweets. Roadside dhaba, or eatery, near Rawatpura, Madhya Pradesh, #India.


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Itinerant clothing vendor. Near Konch, Uttar Pradesh, #India.


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Older circles: Gadaria shepherds pack up for a 3-month loop—walking 10 km a day with 350 sheep. Near Singhpur, Uttar Pradesh, #India.


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What is the most common injustice encountered on a walk across the world? It is the exclusion of women from humanity’s ledger book of rewards and opportunities. No country is immune from this prejudice. In parts of India, up to two-thirds of the agricultural worker force are women. But nationally, barely 13 percent of Indian women actually own land. India’s soil is still cupped firmly in the hands of men. // Read a new dispatch from the agriculture fields of #India in the link in our bio.


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The river Ken. Uttar Pradesh, #India.


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Panna National Park. Madhya Pradesh, #India.


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Sand miners. Ken River, Uttar Pradesh, #India.


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Reading scripture. Benda village, Uttar Pradesh, #India.


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Adagio. Roadside in Madhya Pradesh, #India.


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Emergency rucksack repair by cobbler. Near Seondha, Madhya Pradesh, #India.


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