1 of 8 The UN's decade of the world's indigenous people ended this month. There are an estimated 250 million indigenous people in the world, in more than 70 countries.
2 of 8 Thousands of Yanomami live in the rainforests of Brazil. The area was protected from development after a long campaign, but the government does not recognise their claim to the land.
3 of 8 The "Bushmen" are the oldest inhabitants of southern Africa, where they have lived for at least 20,000 years. In Botswana, they are campaigning to regain access to the land after being evicted by the government.
4 of 8 Only a few hundred Matis people still live in Brazil, where they are renowned for avoiding contact with other communities.
5 of 8 The Khanty are semi-nomadic reindeer-herders in western Siberia, and one of the region's 30 different tribal groups.
6 of 8 There are more than two million indigenous people in Papua, Indonesia, spread among 312 tribes. The 60,000 Asmat have gained international recognition for their artwork.
7 of 8 Few of the 10,000 Penan, in Sarawak, Malaysia, are nomadic but they still rely on the forest for food and shelter.
8 of 8 The Innu of Labrador, Canada, were nomadic hunters, but now live in communities with some of the highest suicide rates in the world.