The last nomads of Anatolia: Yörük herders in Turkey struggle to keep traditions alive

Most of southern Turkey's nomadic Yörük people no longer live like their ancestors, migrating annually between valleys and mountains with their herds of goats and sheep. But a small handful of families maintain this traditional way of life, living in tents held up with wooden pillars and made of thick wool. Life is hard, without running water, central heating, electricity or easy access to medical care. It's made harder still by local landowners who have blocked off their properties from the Yörük's traditional migration route. Our France 2 colleagues report with FRANCE 24's Camile Nedelec.


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