The No-Nonsense Guide to Indigenous Peoples is the 2012 revised and updated edition of a short introduction to and overview of the world's Indigenous peoples, commissioned by New Internationalist for its No-Nonsense Guides series. This 150-page guide introduces the general reader to issues of who are Indigenous Peoples, colonialism, conquest, land, the environment, and fighting back. It updates the reader on issues such as the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; the election of Bolivia’s President Evo Morales, and Latin America.
OUT OF PRINT A short introduction to and overview of the world's Indigenous peoples, commissioned by New Internationalist for its No-Nonsense Guides series. This 144-page guide introduces the general reader to issues of colonialism, conquest, land, the environment, and fighting back. Allows the Indigenous peoples to speak for themselves and includes the Barabaig of Tanzania; the Yanomami of Brazil; the Ogiek of Kenya; the Kurds of Turkey, Iraq, Iran, and Syria; the Karamojong of Uganda; peoples in Canada, Brazil, Chile, Southeast Asia, and many others.
Amazon Basin: Vanishing Cultures is a 2007 title from Lee and Low Publishers in their Explore Vanishing Cultures Series. Each title in the series examines an Indigenous culture as the people attempt to face the challenges of their changing environment. In this book, the author offers elementary readers an opportunity to see a contemporary Yanomami of the Amazon Basin in Venezuela. The tropical rain forest provides everything the people require for living on the land. Readers follow the daily life of a boy from a Yanomami family.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher The Vanishing Rainforest is an important picture book that explains to young readers the importance of the rainforest to the Yanomami people and the world. The story is set in the contemporary village of the Yanomami where a young girl hears the sounds of large machines cutting down the trees. The village people are divided about the taking of trees that destroy the environment. A young woman studying the rainforest plants and medicines arrives and adds to the discussion of village elders.