CHUKCHI

puc thoughts

  The ancient Arctic #Chukchi live on the peninsula of the Chukotka. Unlike other native groups of Siberia, they have never been conquered by Russian troops. Their environment and traditional culture endured destruction under Soviet rule, by weapon testing and …

The Maori People

puc thoughts

The Maori People The long and intriguing story of the origin of the indigenous Maori #people can be traced back to the 13th century, the mythical homeland Hawaiki, Eastern Polynesia. Due to centuries of isolation, the Maori established a distinct …

The Maori People

puc thoughts

The Maori People The long and intriguing story of the origin of the indigenous Maori #people can be traced back to the 13th century, the mythical homeland Hawaiki, Eastern Polynesia. Due to centuries of isolation, the Maori established a distinct …

Kalam

puc thoughts

The eastern half of New Guinea gained full independence from Australia in 1975, when Papua New Guinea was born. The indigenous population is one of the most heterogeneous in the world. Traditionally, the different groups scattered across the highland plateau, live in small agrarian clans. Lets talk about one of them, the Kalam

Goroka

puc thoughts

#Goroka The indigenous population of the world’s second largest island is one of the most heterogeneous in the world. The harsh terrain and historic inter-tribal warfare have lead to village isolation and the proliferation of distinct languages. A number of …

Asaro

puc thoughts

#Asaro A number of different tribes have lived scattered across the highland plateau for 1000 years, in small agrarian clans, #isolated by the harsh terrain and divided by language, custom and tradition. The legendary Asaro Mudmen first met with the …

Huli

puc thoughts

#Huli It is believed that the first Papua New Guineans migrated to the island over 45000 years ago. Today, over 3 million #people, half of the heterogeneous population, live in the highlands. Some of these communities have engaged in low-scale …

Himba

puc thoughts

Himba The Himba are an ancient #tribe of tall, slender and statuesque herders. Since the 16th century they have lived in scattered settlements, leading a life that has remained unchanged, surviving war and droughts. The tribal structure helps them live …

The Kazakh

puc thoughts

Kazakh The Kazakhs are the descendants of Turkic, Mongolic and Indo-Iranian tribes and Huns that populated the territory between Siberia and the Black Sea. They are a semi-nomadic #people and have roamed the mountains and valleys of western Mongolia with …