The Jarawa of the Andaman Islands are one of the few surviving tribes that live a sustainable life in harmony with their environment. The aggressive expansionist character of our society
A very moving article about suicides (especially among young men) in Greenland. What Quinn called “Cultural Collapse” happened/is happening to the Greenlandic Inuit, and has happened before to all native
The Orang Rimba – another tribe on the brink of extinction. Every other culture gets crushed under the wheels of our own cultural juggernaut. This has been going on for
How arrogant are the people of our culture – what’s so difficult about leaving them alone if they don’t want any contact? Can’t they speak for themselves and know what’s
The long read I read this story three times already because I find it so fascinating. It gives you insights in the brutal history of Brazil, as well as details
The long read An excellent piece of scientific literature that describes how hunter-gatherers use elements of play to make their egalitarian lifestyle as easy and fun as possible. Play as
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/11/17/new-photos-emerge-of-uncontacted-tribe-in-the-amazon/ It turns out that some one hundred members of one of my favorite South-American tribes, the Yanomami, have so far been spared from devastating contact with the civilized world.