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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A Mapuche Indian in a mask runs away from riot policemen during a protest against Columbus Day in Santiago, Chile. 2018 marked the 526th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival to the Americas. Many indigenous people in Latin America consider it the day Columbus brought slavery, disease, colonisation and genocide from Europe to the Americas.