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Amazon International was formed and developed to help preserve Brazilian resources in an environmentally sound manner, benefiting the people of Brazil and the world.

Rainforest Foundation supports indigenous peoples and traditional populations of the rainforest in their efforts to protect their environment and fulfill their rights.
Amazon Alliance for Indigenous and Traditional Peoples of the Amazon Basin is an initiative born out of the partnership between indigenous and traditional peoples of the Amazon and groups and individuals who share their concerns for the future of the Amazon and its peoples.

Amazon Conservation Team's Executive Director is Mark Plotkin, Ph.D., Ethnobotinist and author of Tales of the Shaman's Apprentice. The group works to conserve the Amazonian rainforest and knowledge of the indigenous shaman.

Amazon International was formed and developed to help preserve Brazilian resources in an environmentally sound manner, benefiting the people of Brazil and the world.

Amazon Watch works with indigenous and environmental organizations in the Amazon Basin to defend the environment and advance indigenous people's rights in the face of large-scale industrial development.

Borneo Project supports the indigenous tribes of Borneo who have lived in harmony with their rainforests for thousands of years, but now both the people and the forests are in danger.

Center for World Indigenous Studies believes access to knowledge and peoples' ideas reduces the possibility of conflict.

Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador has led the Indigenous peoples of Ecuador from relative isolation to a position at center stage of Ecuadorian society. CONAIE is the representative body that guarantees Indigenous peoples the political voice that has too long been denied them, and that expresses their needs and goals within a rapidly changing world. Site in English and Spanish.

Confederation of the Nationalities Indigenous to the Amazon of Ecuador works in the defense and the legalization of the indigenous territories, the preservation of the ecosystems and of the natural resources of the Amazon basin in Ecuador. Site in English and Spanish.

Forum for Friends of Peoples Close to Nature is a global movement of individuals and groups dedicated to the survival of Tribal peoples, in particular hunter-gatherers.

Foundation for Shamanic Studies (FSS) has a three-fold mission to study, to teach, and to preserve shamanism. FSS's worldwide shamanism specialist network helps indigenous peoples save shamanic knowledge. The FSS helps native peoples revive and maintain their own shamanic traditions.

Indian Law Resource Center provides legal advocacy for the protection of indigenous peoples' human rights, cultures, and traditional lands so that Indian tribes and nations may flourish for generations to come.

Indigenous Environmental Network is an alliance of grassroots indigenous peoples whose mission is to protect the sacredness of Mother Earth from contamination and exploitation by strengthening, maintaining and respecting the traditional teachings and the natural laws.

Indigenous Women's Environmental Network is an ad-hoc group of Aboriginal Women in Saskatchewan concerned about environmental issues and the impact of megaprojects on Indigenous people. They have been working for several years on issues such as uranium mining, clearcutting, and damming of river systems.

Intercultural Institute of Montreal is an international research and social action organization, dedicated to promoting cultural pluralism, intercultural relations and social change. Site in English and French.

International Indian Treaty Council is an organization of Indigenous Peoples from North, Central, South America and the Pacific working for the Sovereignty and Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples and the recognition and protection of Indigenous Rights, Traditional Cultures and Sacred Lands.

Karens site representing an indigenous people located in the Southeast Asian countries of Thailand and Burma. Explore their history and look into all aspects of their culture including clothing, music, stories and different holidays.

Northern Forest Center works to build a healthy and productive future for the Northern Forest and its people by strengthening citizen leadership and regional collaboration.

Rainforest Foundation supports indigenous peoples and traditional populations of the rainforest in their efforts to protect their environment and fulfill their rights.

Rengah Sarawak contains information, photos and videos about Sarawak culture and major issues affecting their indigenous communities.

Saving What Remains - dedicated to saving the rainforest and contains different viewpoints on indigenous peoples and their effect on the rainforest. Covers a wide variety of topics from eco-tourism to foods and genetic diversity.

Shaman Botanicals is a pharmaceutical company which carries out its research and medicinal plant marketing in open consultation with a diverse set of stakeholders, such as indigenous peoples' organizations at the local, regional, national, and transnational levels, government and non-governmental institutions, and the international scientific community in a variety of fields, including botany, forestry, ecology, sociology, economics, anthropology, and others.

Society for Threatened Peoples is a human rights organization promoting the human rights of ethnic minorities and indigenous peoples. This organization has consultative status as an NGO (non-governmental organization) in the United Nations. Site in several languages.

Survival International (SI) is a worldwide organization supporting tribal peoples. SI wants tribal peoples to decide their own future, and helps them protect their lives, lands and human rights.

Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization is an international organization created by nations and peoples around the world, who are not represented as such in the worldıs principal international organizations, such as the United Nations.