Stunning photos of how tribes around the world are approaching modernity
Over the last century, tribes are being driven from their lands and traditions, and forced to embrace a majoritarian view of life. They are now in varying stages of reconciliation with ‘us’, the outsiders, with our notions of modernity and progress. However, with climate change and global warming at our doorstep, there’s a growing awareness of learning from indigenous tribal wisdom in protecting our environment, and changing the way we think about life on this planet
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Aborigines were lined up to welcome British businessman Richard Branson when he arrived to launch his Virgin Atlantic airline venture between London and Sydney at Sydney Airport in 2004. Aborigines were victims of slavery and massacres by colonists, leading to an alarming decline in their numbers. Reconciliation between non-indigenous and indigenous Australians has increasingly become a significant issue in Australian politics.