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
Image by : Lunae Parracho
B. Munduruku Indian warriors hunt and detain an illegal gold miner in their territory in Para state. Seeing their land encroached upon by wildcat miners in search of gold, the Munduruku decide to take the law into their own hands, rather than wait for a court’s decision that could take years. The tribe’s leaders had travelledto the country’s capital earlier to demand the federal government to remove non-indigenous miners from their territory.