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Uncontacted tribes: Contact, respect and isolation

Sydney Possuelo’s experiences with uncontacted tribes

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The shock African verdict that gets better with age

The Bushmen’s struggle for their land resonates today

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Resettlement ravages the Canadian Innu

The ravages of resettlement on the Canadian Innu

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You can’t Google it and get it back

Why the death of tribal languages matters

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Astonishing pictures of one of the world’s last uncontacted tribes

Astonishing photos of one of the world’s last uncontacted tribes

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The Yanomami are great observers of nature

Ethnobotanist Dr William Milliken talks to Survival International

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‘There are medicines out there that I know about …’

From the Buchu plant as a treatment for kidney disease to bears’ gall bladders to ease wound infections … the medicinal knowledge of tribal peoples, by Joanna Eede

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The dangers of adventure travel to tribal peoples

Why travel to tribal peoples can be unethical and dangerous.

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The ‘discovery’ of Peru’s Machu Picchu

July 2011 marked the 100 year ‘discovery’ of Machu Picchu. But the term ‘discovery’ is misleading. The Inca site was almost certainly known about long before Hiram Bingham arrived, just as South America had been occupied by indigenous tribes for thousan