7 Indigenous Peoples of Colombia Who Have Often Gone Ignored.

When talking about Colombian culture, historically, more attention has been given to the Spanish part of the country’s makeup. Very little is given to the various indigenous cultures who were there before the Spanish ever arrived, despite the fact that there are around 1.5 million indigenous people, from over 87 tribes, that make up about 3.5% of the total population. In an effort to learn more about Colombians – from all places and backgrounds – we are taking a look at seven different indigenous peoples who call Colombia home. https://hiplatina.com/indigenous-peoples-of-colombia/

Vintage Portraits of Algerian Women Who Were Forced to Remove Their Veils to be Photographed in 1960.

In 1960, Marc Garanger, a 25-year-old draftee who had already been photographing professionally for ten years, landed in Kabylia, in the small village of Ain Terzine, about seventy-five miles south of Algiers. Like many politically engaged young men, he had put off his departure for the army as long as possible, hoping that the war would end without him. He was soon selected as his regiment’s photographer. http://www.vintag.es/2017/11/stunning-portraits-of-algerian-women.html

The History of Appalachian English: Why We Talk Differently.

The History of Appalachian English: Why We Talk Differently

29 Rare Vintage Autochrome Photos of Native Americans in the Early 20th Century.

See more at http://www.vintag.es/2016/07/29-rare-vintage-autochrome-photos-of.html

Guardians of land, forest, and culture.

Indigenous communities in Cambodia are deeply tied to their land – and they won’t stop fighting to hold onto their way of life. They constantly have to face off against big companies and powerful individuals trying to reap the benefits of their ancestral land. “Over the last 10 years, we have lost about 70 percent of our land to companies and powerful individuals,” says Bun Chealy. Read more at https://www.oxfamamerica.org/explore/stories/guardians-of-land-forest-and-culture/

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction.

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has encountered and highlights each of the 35 tribes’ unique beauty. Read more at http://mymodernmet.com/jimmy-nelson-before-they-pass-away/