Tribal Peoples

Discusses the importance of preserving tribal lands.

This paper discusses the importance of conserving tribal lands and the pressure that is put on some tribal peoples to give up their natural resources. The paper also looks at how the land helps carry forward tribal culture and heritage.
“The Aw” of Brazil are Brazil’s last nomadic tribe that lives in the forests of the Eastern Amazon ( These forests, as with much of South America’s tropical forest, is being destroyed at an incredible rate, by logging companies, and by large farming conglomerates; as such, the native homeland of the Aw is being lost, meaning that their nomadic lifestyle is threatened, and also that potentially, the Aw themselves are in danger of being wiped out altogether.”