you are interested in contributing to the welfare or rights of indigenous
peoples, here are a few links to get started.
A good place to start is:
Because they do not include links to these organizations'
web sites, here are a few:
Cultural Survival. Organization founded
in 1972 by several Harvard professors. Originally concerned with Amazonian
peoples, now with a more international focus.
Direct Relief. A non-profit
medical assistance organization based in Santa Barbara, California.
Medecins sans frontieres. MSF is an independent
humanitarian medical aid agency committed to providing medical aid wherever
it is needed, and to raising awareness of the plight of the people they
The Kalahari Peoples Fund.
Organization formed for the benefit of the San (Bushmen, Basarwa) and other
rural peoples of the Kalahari desert region of southern Africa.
Physicians for Human Rights.
PHR "mobilizes the health professions and enlists support from the general
public to protect and promote the human rights of all people."