Woman and child on exhibit at a "human zoo". I didn't want to believe that they actually existed either. But look it up--it's a disgustingly true piece of American and European history

Both the 1878 and the 1889 Parisian World Fairs presented a Negro Village (village nègre). Visited by 28 million people, the 1889 World Fair displayed 400 indigenous people as the major attraction.

Human Zoo: For Centuries, Indigenous Peoples Were Displayed as Novelties - ICTMN.com

archive photo of human zoo via Lars Cuzner and Mohamed Ali Fadlabi's European Attraction Limited art project, 2014

Africans Human Zoo- At the Parisian World Fair, this was a part of the 1931 exhibit that was so successful that it drew 34 million people that year.

In the late to well into the Europeans created "human zoos" in cities like Paris;

Selknam natives to be exhibited as animals in Human Zoo.

Selknam natives to be exhibited as animals in Human Zoo

Selknam native children en route to Europe to be exhibited as animals in Human Zoo's, 1899

Did you know that there were Human Zoos on display in Europe and America from the 1870s to the 1950s? These public exhibits of humans, often called Negro Villages, usually showed indigenous people in a so-called natural or primitive state. The displays often emphasized the cultural differences between Europeans of Western civilization and non-European peoples. Above is a photo from Amsterdam Holland around 1890, of an African child in one of these Human Zoo exhibits, being fed like an…

Did you know that there were Human Zoos on display in Europe and America from the to the These public exhibits of humans,often called Negro Villages, usually showed indigenous people in a so-called natural or primitive state.

Trapped in a Human Zoo: The documentary  of eight Inuit who came from Labrador in 1880 to Europe lured by promises of adventures and wealth, only to realize they had been trapped in a world that time has today forgotten; the world of human zoos. Thirty-five thousand indigenous people from around the world were recruited for these zoos.

Trapped in a Human Zoo is a documentary about Abraham Ulrikab and his family, who were lured from Labrador to Europe with false promises and then exhibited in zoos along with animals in the late

14 Photos of "Human Zoo" Shows Dirty Little Secret of Europe

14 Photos of "Human Zoo" Shows Dirty Little Secret of Europe

Human zoos (1500s- ), also known as ethnological exhibits, Negro villages or people shows (Völkerschau), showed non-Western people at zoos and fairs. They have been common in the West since the tim…

human zoos

Human zoos ), also known as ethnological exhibits, Negro villages or people shows (Völkerschau), showed non-Western people at zoos and fairs. They have been common in the West since the tim…

Geez...Human zoos...Ad for an 1893/1894 ethnological exposition of Lapps in Hamburg-Saint Paul

Ad for an ethnological exposition of Lapps in Hamburg-Saint Paul

Human Zoo - Gimme Your Time

Human Zoo - Gimme Your Time

Le projet Human Zoo met les humains dans les cages à la place des animaux

Le projet Human Zoo met les humains dans les cages à la place des animaux

asylum-art: “ Human Zoo – Putting humans in cages After his amazing Head Walk project, the French photographer Patrice Letarnec is back today with a series entitled Human Zoo, where he decided to put.

Selknam natives en route to Europe for being exhibited as animals in Human Zoos, 1899.

Selknam natives en route to Europe for being exhibited as animals in Human Zoos, 1899

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