Tribes & campaigns

The Awá

Uncontacted Indians face annihilation

One of the last nomadic Amazonian tribes is being crushed by illegal invaders.

The Awá are suffering from increasing invasions of their land by loggers, ranchers and settlers.

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The world’s threatened tribal peoples

150 million tribal people live in more than 60 countries across the world Although their land ownership rights are recognized in international law, they are not properly respected anywhere

The Americas


Asia & Australasia

Survival campaigns

As well as working on specific cases around the world, Survival campaigns on issues which face tribal peoples everywhere.


Stamp It Out

Survival's Stamp It Out campaign aims to challenge racist descriptions, however unwitting, of tribal peoples in the media.


There you go!

There you go! takes a radical new approach to 'development' and its impact on indigenous peoples, using illustrations and wry humour to deliver its message.


Uncontacted Tribes

Over 100 tribes around the world choose to reject contact with outsiders. They are the most vulnerable peoples on the planet. This is their story.


Progress Can Kill

Imposing 'development' on tribal people makes them neither happier nor healthier. In fact, the effects are disastrous. The key is whether their land rights are respected.


International Law

ILO 169 is the only international law for tribal peoples. It will become the world’s benchmark when more governments agree to it.


'Brutal savages'

How some writers are pushing the view that tribal people are particularly violent.


Parks Need People

Parks need people