Each year, Survival International – a charity that lobbies for the rights of indigenous peoples – collate the best of their supporters’ pictures into an annual calendar. Celebrating the diversity and beauty of tribal peoples around the world, it supports their mission to help them defend their lives, protect their lands and determine their futures.

From the mountains of Bhutan to the waters of the Amazon, here are the 12 stunning pictures that make up the 2017 calendar.

The K’iche Maya, Guatemala

© Robert Studzinski

The Yanomami, Brazil

© Luigi Repetto

The Dong, China

© Ignacio Álvarez Neches

The Tucano, Brazil

©Mathias Spaliviero

The Dani, West Papua

© Magda Zelewska

The Asurini, Brazil

© Alice Kohler

The Afar, Ethiopia

© Paolo Ronc

The Suri tribe, Ethiopia

© Giordano Cipriani

The Brokpa, Bhutan

© Tessa Bunney

The H’Mong, Vietnam

© Nguyen Van Long

The Bushmen, Botswana

© Forest Woodward

The Nenets, Siberia

© Simon Morris

All images from Survival International’s 2017 “We, The People” Calendar available from www.survivalinternational.org/shop.

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