Gauchos

  Nomadic and colourful horsemen and cowboys have wandered the prairies as early as the 1700s, when wild Cimarron cattle overpopulated the flatlands. In the 18th century, when leather was in high demand, Gauchos arose to clandestinely hunt the huge herds of horses and cattle. “A Gaucho without a horse is only half a man” The word ‘Gaucho’ was used …

CHUKCHI

  The ancient Arctic #Chukchi live on the peninsula of the Chukotka. Unlike other native groups of Siberia, they have never been conquered by Russian troops. Their environment and traditional culture endured destruction under Soviet rule, by weapon testing and pollution. “The way you treat your dog in this life determines your place in heaven” Due to the harsh climate …

The Maori People

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The Maori People The long and intriguing story of the origin of the indigenous Maori #people can be traced back to the 13th century, the mythical homeland Hawaiki, Eastern Polynesia. Due to centuries of isolation, the Maori established a distinct society with characteristic art, a separate language and unique mythology.   The long and intriguing story of the origin of …

The Kalam People

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#Kalam The eastern half of New Guinea gained full independence from Australia in 1975, when Papua New Guinea was born. The indigenous population is one of the most heterogeneous in the world. Traditionally, the different tribes scattered across the highland plateau, live in small agrarian clans. The eastern half of New Guinea gained full independence from Australia in 1975, when …

Kalam

The eastern half of New Guinea gained full independence from Australia in 1975, when Papua New Guinea was born. The indigenous population is one of the most heterogeneous in the world. Traditionally, the different groups scattered across the highland plateau, live in small agrarian clans. Lets talk about one of them, the Kalam

Goroka

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[—ATOC—] [—TAG:h2—] #Goroka The indigenous population of the world’s second largest island is one of the most heterogeneous in the world. The harsh terrain and historic inter-tribal warfare have lead to village isolation and the proliferation of distinct languages. A number of different tribes are scattered across the highland plateau.   The indigenous population of the world’s second largest island …

Asaro

Asaro Tribe

#Asaro A number of different tribes have lived scattered across the highland plateau for 1000 years, in small agrarian clans, #isolated by the harsh terrain and divided by language, custom and tradition. The legendary Asaro Mudmen first met with the Western world in the middle of the 20th century.     A number of different indigenous groups have lived scattered …

Huli

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#Huli It is believed that the first Papua New Guineans migrated to the island over 45000 years ago. Today, over 3 million #people, half of the heterogeneous population, live in the highlands. Some of these communities have engaged in low-scale tribal conflict with their neighbours for millennia.   It is believed that the first Papua New Guineans migrated to the …

Himba

Himba The Himba are an ancient #tribe of tall, slender and statuesque herders. Since the 16th century they have lived in scattered settlements, leading a life that has remained unchanged, surviving war and droughts. The tribal structure helps them live in one of the most extreme environments on earth. The Himba are an ancient indigenous group of tall, slender and …