For Huffington Post

Towards the end of World War One, the German army had become adept at decoding the Allied Forces’ radio codes. To avoid the enemy ‘listening in’, the American Expeditionary Forces enlisted the help of Choctaw Indians to…

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For Huffington Post

Joanna Eede on how Mankind’s divorce from nature has impacted on the psyche of the Guarani people.… Read more

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For National Geographic

In Dolpo, western Nepal, a yak caravan descends a snowy slope having crossed an 18,000 foot pass (Photograph by Cat Vinton, www.catvphotography.co.uk).

It is one of the last nomadic trading caravans in the world.  For more than… Read more

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For National Geographic | 2011

One of the world’s last unconctated tribes lives in a remote part of the Brazilian Amazon. Their future depends on protecting their lands.… Read more

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For The Atlantic

Siberia’s indigenous reindeer-herding Nenets people are facing threats to their nomadic lifestyle from resource extraction and climate change.… Read more

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For The Atlantic | 2013

Karapiru escaped death when miners invaded his Brazilian forest home. But the harrowing experience wasn’t his last.Read more

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For The Atlantic

One of the largest tribes in South America, the Ashaninka’s reserve is under threat from the proposed Pakitzapango Dam.… Read more

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Shafts of evening sunlight illuminate the dense Amazon rainforest of northeast Brazil.
A place of extraordinary beauty and biodiversity, the Amazon is home to the puma, jaguar and anaconda. And it is also the homeland of the Awá, one of… Read more

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For Guernica Magazine | 2012

After they had tied him to the stake but before they lit the fire, Hatuey, an Indian leader, was offered a spiritual reprieve by a Spanish priest.

 
 
 
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For Huffington Post

Concepts about the wild, and their place in the environmental movement.… Read more

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For Guernica Magazine | 2011

Why the death of tribal languages matters. There are more than 7,000 languages spoken on Earth. By 2010, more than half may have disappeared.


 
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For SlowFood Magazine | 2011

Across the Arctic tundra, caribou walk towards their traditional calving grounds.… Read more

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