One of the younger fans, and future player, at a Buzkashi match in Kyrgyzstan, near the Irkeshtam Pass/China border.
Uyghur couple near Aksu, East Turkestan, September 2012
Many in the West have this idea that Muslim men and women do not interact with one another, a segregated culture. I have found this to be quite untrue through out East Turkestan and often in Central Asia. This husband and wife were nearly always side be side, whether in the home, picking cotton, or working their personal fruit orchard.
Behind the Veil
Uyghur Women of East Turkestan attending a wedding celebration.
Copyright Eleanor Moseman 2012
Amangül ئامانگۈل rocking and singing her 50 day old baby, Imran ئىمران, to sleep. Aksu Xinjiang 2012
Little nomad boy in the mountains separating Yunnan and Sichuan Province. I spent the night with him and the 2 women, that were milkmaids. Was fortunate enough to watch the entire process and even eat fresh cheese and curds & whey.