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A nomad has no place he or she calls home, and lives a pastoral lifestyle, moving with their community from one location to another. Nomadism is associated with a hunting and gathering lifestyle. This mobility is essential for communities living in areas with scarce resources like icy tundras.

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"Kyrgyz nomads in the steppes of the Russian Empire, Uzbekistan" by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky is licensed under Public Domain.

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