There are select regions in the world where affluenza does not have a hold. The rural, amazonian tribes in South America are one such example. Anthropologists have found that they live quite comfortably, without many superfluous possessions.
A young Rikbaktsa Indian woman attends the Indigenous Games on the island of Porto Real in the city of Porto Nacional, Brazil, Tuesday Nov. 8, 2011. Indigenous people from 38 ethnic groups are participating in the XI Indigenous Games, in which athletes compete in disciplines like archery, spear throwing, canoeing, swimming, among other sports. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Amazon Warriors turned Eco-Activists - Environmental Defense Fund : Their previous success makes it clear: Indigenous tribes like the Kayapo are a huge asset in our efforts to save the Amazon from the devastation of deforestation. That's why EDF is partnering with conservation and indigenous groups to empower tribes to take control of their own land.
The Inuit are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada, the United States, and eastern Siberia. Inuit is a plural noun; the singular is "Inuk". The Inuit languages are classified in the Eskimo-Aleut family.