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HAENYEO FEMALE DIVERS – JEJU ISLAND ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฅฝ๐Ÿฆ‘๐Ÿฅ‡

Haenyeo (ํ•ด๋…€; lit. sea women) are female divers in the Korean province of Jeju who harvest a variety of mollusks, seaweed, and other sea life from the ocean. Their livelihoods represent the unique, progressive familial structure of Jeju, and are embodiments of independent spirit, iron will and determination. Dating back to 434 A.D., the waters surrounding Jeju Island were home to an exclusively-male diving tradition.… Read More »HAENYEO FEMALE DIVERS – JEJU ISLAND ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฅฝ๐Ÿฆ‘๐Ÿฅ‡