Many indigenous groups, including the Huni Kui, Ashaninka, and Madija, live in villages in the Brazilian rainforest near the border with Peru. Over the past three years, the Ashaninka and Madija say that they have seen more and more incursions on their territory from uncontacted tribes, defined by Survival International as groups who have no peaceful contact with mainstream society. The “Bravos,” or “Braves,” as uncontacted Indians are called in the region, carry out raids on other villages, putting the communities along the Envira River on permanent alert. Photos and text by Reuters.
One man’s trash is another man’s art in new exhibition, the search continues for lost Malaysia Airlines flight and Palestinians deal with aftermath of destruction of Gaza Strip.
From Howard County to Baltimore County to Harford County, photographers for the Baltimore Sun’s community papers cover many high school sporting events each week. Here is a roundup of some of the best sports action shots from the week of Sunday, March 30 through Friday, April 4.
***WARNING: CONTAINS SOME GRAPHIC IMAGES.***
On April 7, 2014 Rwanda will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the start of the genocidal slaughter during which more than 800,000 people died over 100 days in 1994. Investigations have shown the country’s leaders from the majority Hutu ethnic group planned and used militias to execute those from the Tutsi ethnic group.
Lady Terps practice in Nashville, voting in Afghanistan elections and more in today’s photo brief.
Voting was largely peaceful in Afghanistan’s presidential election on Saturday, with only isolated attacks on polling stations as a country racked by decades of chaos embarked on its first ever democratic transfer of power.
Photographing pets can be delightful, and I treat any creature as if a human subject. This means working to make natural photographs that are intimate with emotional impact. It does not serve anyone’s interest to make pet photographs without any graphic quality or visual depth, that look more like social media snapshots, or are just “cute.” Cute does not equate quality.
Party goers enjoyed the atmosphere of Ladies Day at the Grand National Festival meeting in Liverpool, England. Though the day is supposed to be about steeplechase horse racing, equally important is the high fashion and having a good time.