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How to Survive the Great Indian Chaos

Ketaki Desai | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel
Ketaki Desai

It is important to remember that there is a lot more to India than the craziness one experiences, if one has the desire and the patience to look for it.

PHOTOS: This Woman Led Her Tribe To Reoccupy Its Land

Posted 10.17.2013 | World

For Damiana Cavanha, the leader of a group of Guarani Indians who have successfully overtaken a sugar cane plantation that they claim is built on thei...

Pristine Tribe Saves Sacred Mountain From Mining

Madhusree Mukerjee | Posted 10.26.2013 | World
Madhusree Mukerjee

Over the past few weeks, all twelve indigenous villages participating in a referendum voted against mining on Niyamgiri, a mountain sacred to the tribe. The victory gives rare hope to India's 650-odd tribes, many of which face displacement by mining, dams, and other "development."

PHOTOS: Tribal Dads Around The World

Posted 06.16.2013 | World

On Father's Day 2013, dads around the world will be celebrated for the immeasurable contributions they make to their children and society as a whole. ...

PHOTOS: Tribal Mothers Around The World

Posted 05.12.2013 | World

On Mother's Day 2013, women around the world will be celebrated for the immeasurable contributions they make to their children and society as a whole....

State Dept. Keystone XL Contractor ERM Also Green-lighted Explosive, Faulty Peruvian Pipeline Project

Steve Horn | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Throughout its history, ERM has proven instrumental in the fossil fuel industry's deployment of the "Tobacco Playbook," magically transforming one-sided scientific debates like climate change and ecological impacts of extreme pipeline proposals into faux two-sided disputes.

Activist: Getting Shot For A Story About Tribal Rights Was Worth It | Posted 02.13.2013 | Impact

Last November I was in Colombia researching the situation of the Arhuaco tribe for tribal rights organization Survival International when I came face ...

PHOTOS: Olympic Sports Part Of Daily Life For Tribes Worldwide

Posted 07.27.2012 | World

As the 2012 London Olympics get underway, Survival International profiles tribes around the world for whom games from the Olympics are a part of daily...

207 Kilometer Oil Pipeline Through Peru's Amazon Is Delayed

David Hill | Posted 08.04.2012 | Green
David Hill

Construction of an oil pipeline running for approximately 207 kilometers through one of the most remote, biodiverse parts of the Peruvian Amazon has been delayed.

Colin Firth and Survival International Come Together to Save the Awá Tribe

Joanna Eede | Posted 06.25.2012 | Impact
Joanna Eede

The solution to the Awá's problems is actually relatively simple: their lands need to be protected and their rights respected.

Oil Company's Plans for 'Uncontacted' Tribe's Land

David Hill | Posted 05.30.2012 | World
David Hill

On March 17, the Peruvian newspaper La Region published an article about an Anglo-French oil company, Perenco, and its plans to pump oil in an area kn...

Uncontacted Tribe Discovered In Paraguay

Posted 03.12.2012 | World

The Ayoreo-Totobiegosode Indians can’t claim six degrees of separation from any individual outside of their tribe, and they would prefer to keep it ...

For Thanksgiving, A Geography Of The Indigenous World

Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

The first Thanksgiving was a celebration of the Pilgrim's bountiful 1621 harvest and a thank you to the Wampanoag tribe, members of which had taught t...

Incredible New Photos Of One Of The World's Last Uncontacted Tribes

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Newly released images of uncontacted Brazilian Indians reveal a thriving world that may soon be destroyed. The photos were taken by Brazil's Indian Af...

PHOTOS: Indigenous People Struggle To Survive

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From Survival International: Indigenous people are on the frontline of climate change. They are already feeling its effects, from the Arctic to the A...

Real-Life Avatar Tribe Threatened By Mine Construction Plans

TreeHugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The government of India has halted plans by UK-based Vedanta Resources to establish a bauxite mine of the sacred tribal lands of the Dongria Kondh and...

Let's Save the Real Avatar

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bianca Jagger

I am surprised that share-tipsters continue to recommend Vedanta as a desirable investment. Regrettably, many shareholders, content to read about the share price, remain silent about Vedanta's detrimental impact on local communities.

Uncontacted Tribes Discovered In Brazil (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The BBC reported last night that an uncontacted tribe had been discovered on the border between Brazil and Peru. According to the Guardian, there are...