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Tag: Mysterious tribes

The Yanomami Indians of Brazil. One of the most special and strange tribes that still exist in the world

  ‘Yanomami’ means ‘Human Being’   National Geographic – November 22, 2016 Spectacular new images of an uncontacted indigenous village in Brazil are stirring pleas from tribal leaders and rights advocates for government intervention to protect the settlement from...

The Himba of Namibia are caught between tradition and modernity. This is a tribe that needs help

Image captionHimba women apply red-coloured ochre on their skin as a daily beautification ritual Having survived genocide by German troops in the 1900s, Namibia’s Himba people are now facing a bigger threat to their way of life – encroaching modernity. Little has changed in Omuhoro...

Meet the woman who came into contact with one of the world’s most isolated tribes for the first time. It’s brave. Admirable

Anthropologist Madhumala Chattopadhyay floated coconuts to the Sentinelese in an unusually friendly exchange with a tribe hostile to outsiders. The recent death of an American missionary on North Sentinel Island has put the remote island in the Bay of Bengal, officially off-limits to most...

This Amazon tribe lives without knowing the outside world. Let’s explore these mysteries together. Ricardo Stuckert’s astounding images reminded me of my experiences meeting isolated indigenous people.

Ricardo Stuckert’s astounding images reminded me of my experiences meeting isolated indigenous people. With living space diminishing, their future is in peril   ‘The tribe portrayed in Stuckert’s pictures continue to appear to want to shun the outside world.’ Photograph: Ricardo Stuckert...

5 interesting facts about the Himba

  All over Africa there are tribes who respect and live according to the traditions of their ancestors. Examples include the Maasai tribe in Kenya, the Pygmies in Congo or the many tribes that call the Dogon Valley in Mali their home. However, the one that intrigues me the most is the Himba tribe...

The Color of Earth and Blood: Namibia’s Himba tribe with its distinctive cultural traditions is attracting worldwide attention and interest

  NAMIBIA has a stark beauty in its land, which stretches from the Skeleton Coast to the arid landscapes of Kokoland and towering dunes of the ancient Susuvlei desert. The country is also home to diverse religions, languages, and cultures, which have found a way to thrive in this unique...