Encircling Empire: Report #17—Consequences

Encircling Empire: Report #17—Consequences Encircling Empire Reports is a selection of essays, blog posts, and news reports covering a given time period, providing links and representative extracts or key passages from each resource, usually focusing on certain countries/continents and/or processes in each report. The focus of the reports ranges from imperialism discussed in broad strokes, […]

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Survival International Wins Apology Over “Hoax” Tribe Claims

This is a story I have been following since it first appeared on Survival International‘s news site, concerning The Observer‘s article suggesting that the “uncontacted tribes” in the Amazon were a hoax. While there has been some controversy among anthropologists without any real connection to struggles for indigenous rights as to whether it is “anthropologically […]

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