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about 35,000 B.C. a group of these African Chinese, known as the Jomon, entered Japan, and became 1st humans to inhabit Japanese Islands. later, another group, the Ainu, followed. oddly Indians were not part of this group. today, their genes can be found in 40% of modern Japanese, as well as Mongolians and Tibetans

a group of these African Chinese; later known to us as the Jomon, took this route and entered Japan, they became the first Humans to inhabit the Japanese Islands. Later, another.

Fed up with abusive husbands and corrupt officials, India’s poorest women are banding together, taking up arms, and fighting back. Even more shocking than the pink saris they wear: Their quest for justice is actually working. In one of the most backward regions of India, the badlands of Central India, village women dressed in pink saris are getting together to fight corruption and injustice and to raise their voices against the system. SO FREAKING FANTASTIC!

Fed up with abusive husbands and corrupt officials, India’s poorest women are banding together, taking up arms, and fighting back.” Pink Gang" fights for the rights of women and other marginalized people in rural India.

Separatist, Militant, Female Power! In the Ukraine, a country where females are victims of sexual trafficking and gender oppression, a new tribe of empowered women is emerging. Calling themselves the “Asgarda”, the women seek complete autonomy from men. Residing in the Carpathian Mountains, the tribe is comprised of 150 women of varying ages, primarily students, led by 30 year-old Katerina Tarnouska. This reminds me of the "Amazon women"

In the Ukraine, a country where females are victims of sexual trafficking and gender oppression, a new tribe of empowered women is emerging. Calling themselves the “Asgarda”, the women seek complete autonomy from men.

female porters world war I, London, UK, 1915.

Women in World War 1 - Two women replace the traditionally male porters at Marylebone Station in London during the First World war. Original Publication: Illustrated London News, 1915

My Olympic Spirit..? Women’s archery at the (1908) London Olympics

These female archers are competing in the National Round Archery event of the 1908 London Olympics, just eight years after women were first permitted to enter the games at all. The event was won by Sybil (Queenie) Newall of Great Britain.

"The women of the Old West were a tough lot. They might have been looked at by people from back East as less than womanly, but times were changing, and women had to be tough to survive in the Old West. The men who came to settle the West needed women who could work side by side with them and who were tough enough to take care of themselves when the men were away. Only the most determined women were going to be able to make it here." http://carynschulenberg.com/2012/06/women-of-the-west/

vintage everyday: Girls of Western United States in the early Century: The Real Cowgirls of American West

British women working during wartime, November 27, 1942.

British Women of Steel - Outfits include hood, goggles, a leather apron and gloves. Photo by Harry Todd November 1942