"As far as we can tell, they neither need nor want our intervention in their lives. They are aware that outsiders exist but they have chosen to remain apart from mainstream society. These people are not backward and primitive relics of a remote past. They are our contemporaries and a vitally important part of humankind’s diversity. They’re not crying out for “progress,” but rather, for the... View details ⇨
"This battle isn’t only about culture and diversity, but about people’s right to live as they choose, and define 'progress' and 'development' in terms which they see as suitable to them". Mark Rylance on uncontacted tribes:
Uncontacted tribes are the most vulnerable people on the planet.
We've been leading the global fight for uncontacted tribes for almost fifty years. Please SHARE this urgent message from Gillian Anderson and Sir Mark Rylance, and take action here. Let them live! [ Survivalinternational.org Link ]
Deep in the Amazon, the stunning and incredibly biodiverse home of dozens of uncontacted peoples is being invaded. Ranchers, loggers, miners, narcos, missionaries and all sorts of other invaders are streaming in from outside.
If Brazil scraps its indigenous affairs agency, it could be deadly for tribal peoples. There will be nothing standing between them and the ranchers, loggers and others who want to invade their ancestral land.
The future of Brazilian tribes hang in the balance. Thank you for standing in solidarity as we fight to give tribes like the Guarani a future. If you haven't yet signed our global petition against political plans to weaken indigenous land protection in Brazil, please do so now and ask your friends to do the same.
Without their land these self-sufficient peoples and their diverse ways of life... View details ⇨
A huge thank you to Survival supporter Eléonore, whose daring Survival Tour is underway: an extraordinary 3000 mile, solo cycling journey through the American West!
She’s generously made her trip into a very creative fundraising campaign to support Survival and to help spread the word about the global movement for tribal peoples' rights. Follow her progress and support her efforts: