From the gold-diggers on Buru in Indonesia, to the Rastafarians in the Colombian islet of Providencia, Island Stories travels to six islands to meet the people who call them home.
In this first episode, Kate travels to south west Nepal in search of the country's last community of nomads, the Raute people. Almost all of the Raute population has already settled in Nepal and India - just one group of 140 people remain living as nomads. These hunter-gatherers still move camp every few weeks through the steeply wooded hills and mountains in one of the poorest countries on the planet. Life for this last Raute group is increasingly tough, as they face pressure to settle from Nepal's government and hostility from the farmers on whose land they camp.
The life story and achievements of dreamer and physicist Albert Einstein.
2008 • People