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Sami - Northern Scandanavia. People Mongolia. A Visual Ethnography of the World’s Last Nomadic Peoples. By Maria Popova What is it about Dutch photographers that makes them so visually eloquent at capturing the human condition?

A Visual Ethnography of the World’s Last Nomadic Peoples

From Jeroen Toirkens comes Nomad (public library) — a fascinating and strikingly beautiful visual anthropology of the Northern Hemisphere’s last living nomadic peoples, from Greenland to Turkey. A decade in the making, this multi-continent journey unfolds in 150 black-and-white and full-color photos that reveal what feels like an alternate reality of a life often harsh, sometimes poetic, devoid of many of our modern luxuries and basic givens, from shiny digital gadgets to a permanent roof over one’s head.

Since the beginning of time, nomadic people have roamed the earth. Looking for food, feeding their cattle. This video of what the “Eskimo” life really means, made in the settlement Tiniteqilaaq hunters, will give you a taste for the project’s breathtaking mesmerism: Because of climate change, we can see and feel winter days get colder and the sea, it’s warmer. HOW TO ... LOVE ALL THE THINGS CLIMATE CAN'T CHANGE Doc. Indigenous. Irish town builds memorial to thank Native Americans who helped during Famine.

A sculpture of nine eagle feathers will be installed in Bailic Park, in Midleton, Co Cork to thank the Choctaw Indians for their kindness and support during the Great Irish Famine.

Irish town builds memorial to thank Native Americans who helped during Famine

Despite the oppression faced by the Choctaws in the years preceding the famine, on hearing of the plight and hunger of the Irish people in 1847, they raised $170 to send to the Irish people and ease their suffering. This figure is equivalent to tens of thousands of dollars in today’s currency. Choctaw Sculpture photo by Irish Examiner. The sculpture, consisting of nine giant, stainless steel eagle feathers, is currently being completed by C ork sculptor Alex Pentek.

The $111,000 (€100,000) sculpture will be officially unveiled in a few months and invitations have been sent by Joe McCarthy, East Cork’s municipal district officer, to Choctaw leaders. Anthropology.

Middle East

ASIA. South Pacific. Africa. South America. Whistled language of the island of La Gomera (Canary Islands), the Silbo Gomero. The Last Speakers of the Lost Whistling Language, Sylbo. Indigenous Peoples. Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Map showing the distribution of Masterpieces of Oral and Intangible Heritage by State Parties.

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

Note: transboundary properties have been redistributed among the concerned countries for the locator map, hence, have been counted multiple times. The Proclamation of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity was made by the Director-General of UNESCO starting in 2001 to raise awareness on intangible cultural heritage and encourage local communities to protect them and the local people who sustain these forms of cultural expressions.[1] Several manifestations of intangible heritage around the world were awarded the title of Masterpieces to recognize the value of the non-material component of culture, as well as entail the commitment of states to promote and safeguard the Masterpieces.[2] Further proclamations occurred biennially until 2005.[3] Background[edit] Proclamations[edit] Current status[edit] References[edit] External links[edit] Survival International - The movement for tribal peoples.

Star Wars (translated in Navajo) short excerpt. Skara Brae Scotland 3k B.C. 2 clicks please. History can a bit dry and boring at times.

Skara Brae Scotland 3k B.C. 2 clicks please

It seems to exist solely between the musty pages of old books. But once in awhile, you come across a bit of history that appears to come alive the moment you discover it. That’s how I felt when I heard about this place. In a small bay in Scotland, a well-kept secret is hidden among the green hills. At first glance, it might not seem particularly impressive, but step inside and you’ll be amazed at what you see. Thousands of years ago, it was a bustling society. Nestled in the mossy, green hills on the Orkney Islands off Scotland is a secret older than the great pyramids of Egypt. flickr/lizsmith At first, it might not look like much, but the fact is, this is a unique and magical place. flickr/readingtom Because within this rolling hillside is a perfectly preserved prehistoric village called Skara Brae.

Indigenous peoples. Cultures. List of indigenous peoples. Genocide of indigenous peoples. Genocide of indigenous peoples is the genocidal destruction of indigenous peoples, understood as ethnic minorities whose territory has been occupied by colonial expansion or the formation of a nation state,[Note 1] by a dominant political group such as a colonial power or a nation state.

Genocide of indigenous peoples

While the concept of genocide was formulated by Raphael Lemkin in the mid-20th century, acts of genocidal violence against indigenous groups frequently occurred in the Americas, Australia, Africa and Asia with the expansion of various European colonial powers such as the Spanish and British empires, and the subsequent establishment of nation states on indigenous territory. According to Lemkin, colonization was in itself "intrinsically genocidal".