Last Standing Tribes In The World!

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There are many cultures, rituals and traditions that people across the world follow. Amidst all of these, there are those tribes that are slowly becoming extinct as well.

Here, in this article, we at Boldsky have shared the list of the last standing tribes in the world. These are the tribes that are slowly becoming extinct.

Jimmy Nelson, a photographer, spent three years travelling across to different remote places where there is barely any access to the outer world in a quest to explore about some of the last standing tribes that still exist but which are on a verge of extinction.

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Check them out, as these tribes are slowly becoming extinct...


The Asaro Tribe

This tribe is from Papua, New Guinea. Here the people of the tribe frequently use their mud masks to terrorise people from other villages with occasional early-morning visits.


The Chinese Fishing Tribe

This tribe is from Guangxi, China. It is the only tribe on earth that still uses the Cormorant fishing technique. To control the birds, these fishermen tie a snare near the base of the bird's throat. This is done to prevent them from swallowing a big fish.


The Maasai Tribe

This tribe is from Tanzania. This is one of the oldest warrior cultures in existence. The young men of this tribe learn the responsibilities of being a man and a warrior.


The Nenets Tribe

This tribe is from Yamal. These tribal people are nomadic reindeer herders, who travel across the Yamal peninsula. This tribe has been existing since more than 1000 years and it has been surviving temperatures from -50°C in winters to +35°C in summers.


The Maori Tribe

This tribe is from New Zealand. They worship many gods, goddesses and spirits. They also believe that the ancestors and supernatural beings are always present around them and they also help their tribal clan in the times of need.


The Goroka Tribe

This tribe is from Papua, New Guinea. They have plenty of good food, tight family bonds, and they also have great respect for the wonders of nature. They're hunters, gatherers, and farmers, just like 99% of other tribes around the world. These people also go through great efforts to impress the enemy with flashy makeup and ornaments.


The Huli Tribe

Again from Papua, New Guinea, this is the last standing tribe on a verge of extinction. Different groups in this tribe fight over the land, pigs and women. They are also the largest indigenous group. 'The Huli wigmen', present on earth, paint their faces yellow, red and white. They are also famous for their tradition of making ornamented wigs from their own hair.


The Kazakh Tribe

This tribe is a descendant of Turkic, Mongolic, and Indo-Iranian indigenous groups. Their territory is populated between Siberia and the Black Sea. They are famous for their ancient art of eagle hunting.


The Karo Tribe

This tribe is from Ethiopia, which is situated in Africa's Great Rift Valley. It is home to an estimated 200,000 indigenous people living there for millennia trading goods among themselves. They're also famous for trading guns and bullets.


The Dassanech Tribe

This tribe is in Ethiopia and one does not have to be an Ethiopian to become a part of the Dassanech tribe. Everybody is welcome here, as they are open to accept people of any tribe.

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The Vanuatu Tribe

This tribe is from Rah Lava Island, Torba Province. They believe that money and wealth can be obtained through their dance, which is an important part of their culture.


The Ladakhi Tribe

This tribe is from India. They are pretty much like their Tibetan neighbours. Their beliefs have been revolving around Tibetan Buddhism, mixed with images of ferocious demons from the pre-Buddhist Bon religion, for more than a thousand years.


The Mursi Tribe

This tribe is from Ethiopia. These warriors are marked with horseshoe-shaped scars on their bodies. The men of the tribe are gashed on their right arms, whereas the women are gashed on their left arms. When they become successful warriors, they also have their thighs marked.


The Rabari Tribe

This tribe is from India. These tribal people have roamed the deserts and plains of western India for over 1000 years now. The women of the tribe are exceptionally skilled in embroidery, which is a vital and evolving expression of their crafted textile tradition.


The Samburu Tribe

This tribe is from Tanzania. The tribe people exhibit nomadic tendencies, and they also relocate every 5 to 6 weeks to ensure their cattle stay fed.


The Mustang Tribe

This tribe is from Nepal. The people are very religious, and most of them still believe that the world is flat. This tribe is on the verge of disappearing, and is one of the last truly Tibetan cultures existing today.

If you know of any more last standing tribes on the planet, do let us know in the comment section below.

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