Aug 092019
 
Tribes Alive collaborates with Indian tribal communities to help them to be self-sustaining and independent, and to promote indigenous people’s traditional way of life as an equal, valuable and valid alternative to other cultures.
May 152020
 

‘Spirit of the Amazon’ – Available Now

Our book ‘Spirit of the Amazon’ can be purchased online from major booksellers, including Blackwells, Waterstones and Amazon.co.uk. More information on the publisher’s website Papadakis

The glorious photography beautifully illustrates the varied lives and cultures of the indigenous peoples of the Xingu River basin, and the text explores their fascinating complexity. The book covers the history and present-day experiences of the tribes.

This book charts the changes in the lives and fortunes of these incredible people. It focuses on their humanity and on their individuality. It shows that they are people, just as we are people, and not simply exotic objects. It tells us that they have a fundamental right to our respect, and that we have an obligation to protect their land, their environment and their chosen way of life.

– Sting

As someone who has travelled extensively in the Amazon forest and amongst its native peoples this book brings back so many memories for me. The Cunningham’s journey down the Xingu River was no easy task, but they achieved and recount here an epic journey that so vividly describes their adventures, the Amazon rainforest and particularly the inhabitants with whom they have such a special relationship.

– Professor Sir Ghillean Prance, Ex-Director, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

During this period of lockdown Spirit of the Amazon is an opportunity to travel across the world deep into the Amazon forest, to be uplifted by the resilience of the tribes we work with and enraptured by the beauty of the wild rainforest environment.

Aug 092019
 

What is happening in Brazil at the moment is deeply shocking and should concern every inhabitant of our shared planet.

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On this website we only give information about our projects and programmes. On the Facebook page we try to keep abreast of developments concerning indigenous people, climate and the environment throughout Brazil, and the rest of the world.