eat, the Indians of the Amazon rain forest must hunt. However, they never take
from the forest more than what they need. We, too, kill animals to eat. We kill
cows, sheep, and pigs. And not always humanely. We also kill wild animals to
grace our walls with their heads or use their skins or tusks. We even kill
calves and lambs. The Indians never kill young animals. After hunting down
their mothers, they adopt them as lifelong pets, never to end as food. Women will
go as far as breast-feed the youngest animals.
Brazil. Amazon rain forest. Yanomami Indian brothers with pet opossums.
Learn photojournalism joining Victor on one of his journeys
A wave of illegal loggers, settlers and ranchers have invaded their lands,
and time is running out.
Today Colin Firth helps us to launch a major new campaign to save the Awá,
and we need your help.
man has the power to stop the loggers: Brazil’s Minister of Justice. But it’s
just not his priority. Let’s push it up his list.’ — Colin
Please watch our new film, and take a few seconds to send a message to
Brazil's Minister of Justice: he can send in the federal police to catch the
loggers, and keep them out for good. And, even more importantly, please share
this with your family and friends.
If enough people show they care, it will work.
Niger. Sahel. Wodaabe nomad girls at well. They are taking a quick bath after watering their family's goats and filling their goat skins to bring back home, hanging them under the bellies of their donkeys.
To improve their looks, people worldwide are getting increasingly under the knife. In Benin, as in other parts of Africa, the knife creates, or at least used to create, tribal identity through facial scars. Held down by her mother on a bed of leaves, the poor little girl was only four. But she needed the many dozens of sharp lines on her face to look like a Somba. And what a valiant little girl she was! She did not even cry.
Do you suffer from migraine? I’ll be happy to refer you to my friend, the Moroccan barber. He will make two incisions in your neck and suck its excess blood into small cups applied to the incisions. He promises you’ll walk away with a lighter head.