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Tribal Peoples for Tomorrow's World

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The treatment of indigenous and tribal peoples, the world’s largest minority, is a major humanitarian issue. It shapes world history and raises profound questions about what it really means to be human. This book explains who these peoples are, how they live, why governments hate them, and why their disappearance is far from inevitable.
ebook, 346 pages
Published 2011 by Freeman Press
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Bee
Oct 12, 2012 Bee rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Much needed 'Must Read'

With 'Tribal Peoples', director of NGO Survival International, (group campaigning for indigenous, tribal, and uncontacted peoples' rights), Stephen Corry has provided an outstanding overview of the peoples his organization works for. Starting by creating a workable definition of 'indigenous', 'tribal', and 'peoples', the book goes on to focus on tribal peoples, or those communities whose lives can be self sustained with little to no outside help. He describes where these c
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Darth
May 17, 2015 Darth rated it really liked it
The content is interesting but the presentation is frustratingly boring. Took me a over 2 years to finish reading because initially I couldn't get past the first 10 pages. Picked it back up this year and still took all my strength to power through. The last hundred pages was so difficult to read and I literally had to force myself to not get up from my chair to finish the last 10 pages.

I was determined to read this book because I felt it is important to learn about tribal peoples around the worl
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Lily
Jan 27, 2016 Lily rated it it was amazing
This book is important! As a student of anthropology with anarcho-primitivist leanings, it's obviously of interest, and as such I had hoped for a bit more specificity and tantalizing anecdotes. However, for what it is: a treatise on why tribal peoples should be able to continue to exist with autonomy on their lands without interference from outside governments or NGO's or missions, and that tribal peoples have much to offer the world by their mere existence, it made its point. I am just already ...more
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