Tribal societies depend on their environments. To mark the UN conference on sustainable development, Survival portrays some of the beliefs and practices of the world’s tribal peoples.
'We were made the same as the sand'
'The ocean is our universe'
'We learn with the great spirits'
Nine facts for 9 August: UN Indigenous Day
'We are here for our children'
Guardians of the world's rainforests
'Our souls touch': Sámi reindeer herders
The Nenets of Siberia
'Today we are crying with happiness'
Voices from the Lower Omo Valley
Fishermen of Amazonia
Nitassinan: walking in the footsteps of Innu ancestors
Peru's uncontacted tribes threatened by gas project
Tribes from the Air
People of the Reindeer
Celebrities supporting the Awá