Survival is the only organization that champions tribal peoples around the world, helping them defend their lives, protect their lands and determine their own futures. Their work is preventing the annihilation of tribal peoples, giving them a platform to speak to the world, investigating atrocities and presenting evidence to the United Nations and other international forums. Survival support legal representation. They fund medical and self-help projects. They educate, research, campaign, lobby and protest.
Nixiwaka Yawanawá, an Amazonian tribesman from Brazil, recently paid a visit to Great Chesterford Primary School in Essex. Nixiwaka, now living in London, works with the charity Survival to teach British pupils about life in tribal Brazil.