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Africa’s Indigenous People – Part 1

Africa’s Indigenous People – Part 1

By on Apr 26, 2018 in Blog |

The indigenous populations on the continent of Africa are vast and varied. There are many subdivisions of different peoples with separate clans and tribes, so it is only achievable to understand a broad overview of the people. The situation is complicated further by the fact that many of these people are hunter gatherers and they follow changes in weather patterns....

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The Indigenous People of New Zealand: the Maoris

The Indigenous People of New Zealand: the Maoris

By on Apr 13, 2018 in Blog |

The Maoris are the indigenous people of New Zealand. They are the most recent of indigenous populations to be located in a certain area, as the Maoris have only been present in the country since around 1250. They are actually from the Polynesian Islands and first arrived in New Zealand by canoes. As they settled on the Islands, their isolation resulted in them...

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The Indigenous People of Australia: the Aboriginals

The Indigenous People of Australia: the Aboriginals

By on Apr 2, 2018 in Blog |

There is no more famous group of indigenous people than the Aboriginal Australians. Over the years they have constantly been in the news, as they have strived to overcome injustice and receive equal rights. In the process many incidents have been revealed that have shown them to have been exploited and treated poorly, with many of these cases still being under...

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The indigenous people of South America

The indigenous people of South America

By on Mar 7, 2018 in Blog |

South America covers a large area and in this region there are numerous groups of indigenous people that have survived for thousands of years. It is believed that the first people to arrive in the region came over Asia across the Bering Strait and travelled down from North America. The earliest human inhabitants can be dated back to 14,000 BC in Mount Verde in...

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The indigenous people of Central America

The indigenous people of Central America

By on Feb 27, 2018 in Blog |

This area of the world has been home to large populations of indigenous people for thousands of years. They varied between tribes that would be found in the most remote parts of tropical rainforests to ancient kingdoms that were as developed as any other region in the world. One of the most well-known empires was the Aztec Empire which ruled the Valley of Mexico...

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The Indigenous people of the United States

The Indigenous people of the United States

By on Feb 6, 2018 in Blog |

The problems European settlers had in trying to occupy large areas of the United States later led to the story lines for many a Hollywood film. At the centre of the picture would often be the conflict that the new settlers would have with the indigenous population. This led to many spin offs as the story would be told of brave cowboys overcoming hostile Indians. As...

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