Ethnology
Ethnology (from the Greek ἔθνος, ethnos meaning "nation") is the branch of anthropology that compares and analyzes the characteristics of different peoples and the relationship between them (cf. cultu...
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RARE PHOTOS OF REMOTE TRIBES AT RISK OF DISAPPEARING
Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent over four years documenting 29 cultures and tribes at risk of disappearing
Norway's Radioactive Reindeer
Thirty years ago, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster took place, releasing massive amounts of radioactive material into the atmosphere. Today, Sami reindeer herders in central Norway are still...
An ISIS Defector Just Revealed How The Group Could Start To Fracture
Disputes between different groups of foreign fighters could undermine ISIS, according to a defector from the group who was interviewed by The Daily Beast. The ISIS defector, who goes by the pseudonym ...
A Chinese Tribe That Empowers Women
Looking at an area of China where women rule.In some parts of China girls are killed at birth but in the land the Chinese call the 'kingdom of daughters' womanhood is celebrated. High in the breathta...
The People Who Live On This Island Will Kill Anyone Who Tries To Come Ashore
North Sentinel Island, located in the Bay of Bengal, between Myanmar and Indonesia, is home to an isolated tribe that has never been colonized or even made contact with. These people are one of the la...
Himalayan Yeti 'Mystery' Looks Even Less Mysterious, Scientists Argue
A year ago, geneticists reported that RNA extracted from hair samples attributed to the Himalayan Yeti monster, a.k.a. "the Abominable Snowman," were actually most similar to the 40,000-year-old genet...
15 Striking Portraits of Ancient Tribes Around the World «TwistedSifter
Ladakhi - Photograph by Jimmy Nelson   In 2009, photographer Jimmy Nelson set out on a journey to document the 'world's last indigenous cultures'...
Have a Last Good Look At Them Before They Pass Away
Photographer Jimmy Nelson captures some of the rarest, almost extinct traces of true humanity - a life that lies within 27 most unique tribes of the world, that are slowly dying away. So have a last l...
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. Traveli...
Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
It is the most wonderful cultural event in Bolivia, South America and the whole Continent. It was declared Mankind's Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible H...
Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity - Carnival of Oruro - Bolivia (English Version)
It is the most wonderful cultural event in Bolivia, South America and the whole Continent. It was declared Mankind's Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible H...
Traditional knowledge
The Agehama style of salt making has been in Noto peninsula over 500 years. However, as more practical salt making methods were developed, practitioners have...
Indigenous peoples
There are about 400 million indigenous people in the world. They vary widely in culture, religion, social life and economic orginazation. Because of disease,...
Gamelan
Gamelan gong kebyar from bali.
Ethnopoetics
Ethnopoetics is a method of recording text versions of oral poetry or narrative performances (i.e. verbal lore) that uses poetic lines, verses, and stanzas (instead of prose paragraphs) to capture the...
Ethnomusicology
Ethnomusicology is an area of study encompassing various approaches to the study of the many musics around the world that emphasize their cultural, social, material, cognitive, biological, and other d...
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Folk instrument
A folk instrument is an instrument that developed among common people and usually doesn't have a known inventor. It can be made from wood, metal or other material. It is a part of folk music. The inst...
Traditional knowledge
Traditional knowledge (TK), indigenous knowledge (IK), traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) and local knowledge generally refer to knowledge systems embedded in the cultural traditions of regional, ...
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Ethnolinguistics
Ethnolinguistics (sometimes called cultural linguistics) is a field of linguistics which studies the relationship between language and culture, and the way different ethnic groups perceive the world. ...
Diaspora studies
Diaspora studies is an academic field established in the late twentieth century to study dispersed ethnic populations, which are often termed diaspora peoples. The usage of the term diaspora carries t...
Ethnic groups
An ethnic group or ethnicity is a socially defined category of people who identify with each other based on common ancestral, social, cultural or national experience. Membership of an ethnic group ten...
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Ethnicity
An ethnic group or ethnicity is a socially defined category of people who identify with each other based on common ancestral, social, cultural or national experience. Membership of an ethnic group ten...
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Ethnography
Ethnography (from Greek ἔθνος ethnos "folk, people, nation" and γράφω grapho "I write") is the systematic study of people and cultures. It is designed to explore cultural phenomena where the researche...
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Indigenous peoples
Indigenous peoples are those groups specially protected in international or national legislation as having a set of specific rights based on their historical ties to a particular territory, and their ...
Indigenous peoples - Wikipedia
Orientalism
Orientalism is a term that is used by art historians, literary and cultural studies scholars for the imitation or depiction of aspects in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and East Asian cultures (Eastern ...
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Sub-ethnic groups
Ethnogenesis (from Greek ethnos ἔθνος, "group of people, nation", and genesis γένεσις, "beginning, coming into being"; plural ethnogeneses) is a process in which a group of people acquire an ethnicity...
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