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LOOK: Breathtaking Photos Of Societies On The Brink Of Extinction | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Armed with little more than a bulky film camera and a curious heart, photographer Jimmy Nelson has been traveling to the far reaches of the Earth in s...

Native Americans Gain Standing in Climate Science

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

If the Native Americans' spiritual, relationship-based approach to climate change is a knowledge system equal to Western science, who am I to question their friendship with whales?

Before They Pass Away: A tribute to vibrant tribal cultures around the world

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

In his landmark project Before They Pass Away Jimmy Nelson captures the lives and traditions of the last surviving tribes who have managed to preserve...

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...

Shutdown's Hit Magnified For Tribes

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

BILLINGS, Mont. -- BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — American Indian tribes have more than access to national parks on the line with the government shutdown, a...

The Everlasting Fantasy of Native Americans

Lise Balk King | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Lise Balk King

The timing couldn't be more ironic, or telling, about how we choose as a nation to frame Native America. It is so much easier to add our $12 to the coffers of Disney and Depp in order to enter the debate about our fantastical American history.

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. ...

Trouble In Paradise: The Amazon and the Huaorani

Serena Piper | Posted 08.06.2013 | College
Serena Piper

There's a part of the world in immediate danger. It's a part of the world not often talked about, and unless you're dreaming of traveling there for vacation on some adventurous escape, it probably doesn't come up in day-to-day conversation.

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....

Change Our Story: From East to West

Peter Buffett | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

Many of the Chinese people I speak to seem to be deeply concerned that China will lose something extremely rare and valuable in the rush towards a very confounding version of growth and happiness. And it's not just the older people.

Rural Alaska: Rape capital of the US | Posted 05.26.2013 | Crime

Steubenville is a small Ohio town with a high-profile sex crime that's spawned a scandal and nationwide discussion. Two boys -- local football stars -...

Digital Fire: Moving Beyond Common Sense to Complex Sense

Russell C. Smith | Posted 10.07.2012 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

Common sense is a difficult thing to gauge, since it's a moving target, based on ever changing cultural expectations. My common sense could very well bump into your belief system.

The Tonys and Other Theater Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

When they get their statues and say how much they love being part of the theater community, believe them. The love is real, the people genuinely grounded by the work.

On the Culture Front: A New Generation of New Yorker Cartoonists, No Place to Go, and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.23.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Singer/songwriter/playwright Ethan Lipton evokes the pain of being displaced from one's job and world, both literary and metaphorically as his character's job in No Place to Go is being relocated to Mars.

A Deaf Son Struggles To Be Heard In 'Tribes'

AP | PETER SANTILLI | Posted 05.05.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — A family dinner in the beginning of Nina Raine's "Tribes" tells the audience all it needs to know about the crisis of understanding t...

A Band To Watch In 2012 | Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

By the time they played their sixth show, Tribes had already been asked to open for the Pixies. Two years later, they are making their live debut in A...

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...

A Final Dance With The Sun

Black Tomato | Posted 01.04.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

November is nearly upon us and the elusive sun greets us less and less as we move into winter.

Friendship by the Book: Finding "Unexpected Angels" in the Workplace

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Women should create "communities of support" at work that consist of at least two other like-minded women who will help each other stay on target to their dreams and resolve problems along the way.

Evolutionary marketing - Tribal, viral and mobile

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

There is a lot of discussion about how social media will play out from a mobile perspective, and how marketers in particular can monetize and leverage...

Reading In Public: Not Everybody's Reading The Top Of The Bestseller List (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Reading books in public makes a statement, we think, about how someone feels about a particular work. It usually means someone is engaged enough that ...

Afghan Prince Says U.S. and Coalition Forces Making Big Mistake

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Prince Abdul Ali Seraj is a direct descendant of nine generations of Kings of Afghanistan. He is also the President of the National Coalition for Dial...

Prince Abdul Ali Seraj on the Status of Women in Afghanistan (Part 1)

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Prince Abdul Ali Seraj accepted the candidacy for President of Afghanistan only to later abandon his bid to favor of Karzai. This endorsement reportedly resulted from Karzai's pledge to help Ali's constituents.

The Tribal Strategy

Nick Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nick Mills

So the U.S. has finally realized that Afghanistan has tribes! Calling the tribes "America's New Hope," the New York Times reports on the Shinwari t...

Seth Godin's Linchpin: An Unsettling Call to Be Indispensable

John Bergquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John Bergquist

Linchpin could be Seth Godin's greatest work so far. He treats the subject with history and sociology as well as a compelling mix of fact, story and philosophy.