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Why China's ethnic minorities are being left out of the economic boom

Facing ethnic discrimination, China's Uighurs and Tibetans have fallen behind as the rest of the country surges ahead.
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Tribe Who Drink Mixture Of Blood & Milk To Fatten Up To Become Hero

Bodi tribe, which lives in a remote corner of Ethiopia's Omo Valley... is home to an unusual ritual which sees young men gorge on cow's blood and milk in a bid ...
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Burmese attack breaks Kachin truce

Burmese attack breaks Kachin truce | Hill Tribes | Scoop.it
Burmese troops launch an attack on a strategic hilltop held by rebel Kachin forces in the north of the country, breaking a government ceasefire.
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56 Happy Ethnic Minority Groups « China Reference

56 Happy Ethnic Minority Groups « China Reference | Hill Tribes | Scoop.it
Why are they “happy” ethnic minorities? Any reader of state-run media articles will agree that there is “harmony and equality among all ethnic groups.” You'd be happy, too, if the government assigned you an arbitrary ethnic ...
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Even the military may not be enough to protect an endangered Amazon tribe - Washington Post

Even the military may not be enough to protect an endangered Amazon tribe - Washington Post | Hill Tribes | Scoop.it
Brazil’s armed forces ejected hundreds of settlers from an indigenous reserve. A year later, outsiders are back.
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Hunter turns guide for green teams in Namdapha - Conservation foundation turns to Lisu tribesmen to save endangered species and generate awareness

Hunter turns guide for green teams in Namdapha - Conservation foundation turns to Lisu tribesmen to save endangered species and generate awareness | Hill Tribes | Scoop.it
The stealthy footsteps that once scoured forests to capture unsuspecting prey, now lead conservationists to rare species on the brink of extinction.

Akhi Nathany, a Lisu tribesman of Arunachal Pradesh, has traded his hunting gear for binoculars. The credit for the exchange goes...


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Burmese boat people 'sold to smugglers'

Burmese boat people 'sold to smugglers' | Hill Tribes | Scoop.it
An investigation by the BBC has revealed that Thai officials have been allegedly selling boat people to human traffickers.
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