The Savage Land and Pangea are home to a number of humanoid races. Some of them were originally creations of the Atlanteans. The known tribe races of the Savage Land are described below:
The Aerians are a race of humanoids with large feathered wings which allow them to fly. Each member has a different color of skin and matching feathers (green, blue, orange, etc.). They are located in the city of Aerie Shalan which is located on a stone pillar high above Pangea. They are ruled by a technocracy, led by a chief scientist. Their technology advanced far beyond that of human scientists because they adapted and improved upon surviving antediluvian Atlantean technology. The Aerians became the principal allies of Ka-Zar and Shanna the She-Devil in Pangea, who aided them in their war with the Pterons.Template:Issue
Known Aerians include:
- Lord M'Dom Typ - Chief scientist and leader. He is currently deceased.
- Buth - An Aerian warrior. He hasn't been seen since Terminus destroyed the machinery that maintained the Savage Land's climate.
- Dephine - An Aerian warrior.
- K'lm Fhet - An Aerian warrior.
- Khup - An Aerian warrior.
- Sep -
- Wend - An Aerian warrior.
Various members of Aerian society have attempted coups in the past, including Khup (deceased), and Sep (ally of Leanne of Lemura).Template:Issue Earth-dwelling visitors to Shalan are allowed wide-eyed, pink-furred Skites to ride or outfitted with artificial bat-like wings.
The Ape-Men consist of all the species of upright apes that developed into man, each group lives in its own territory and has its own level of technology. The most advanced species of Ape-Man (the Neanderthals) are the most dominant human race of the Savage Land and are capable of bringing down even the largest of dinosaurs.
The Ape-Men first appeared in Ka-Zar the Savage #11.
The Awakilius first appeared in Ka-Zar the Savage #16.
The Bhadwuans are a society of advanced people that live in the Savage Land. They specialize in magic, they can fly, and they can discharge energy when they act in unison. They live in the mystical realm of Bhadwuan and watched the Earth for a millennium. Some Bhadwuans wanted to change the Savage Land's environment only for them to be stopped by Ka-Zar.Template:Issue
The Bhadwuans first appeared in Ka-Zar Vol. 4 #1.
The Cat People are a nomadic cat-like race that dwell in Pandori, Pangea and in the periphery of the Lemuran society. They are a hunter and gatherer society. The Cat People worship and kill the Smilodons and other big cats that live in the Savage Land.
Cliff Forest PeopleEdit
The Cliff Forest People are a tribe of humans that live on a steep cliff in the Savage Land.
The Cliff Forest People first appeared in Savage Tales #10.
The Disians (also known as the Children of Dis) are a yellow-skinned offshoot of the Moloids of Subterranea that live in the Savage Land. They reside in the underground city of Belasco. Some Disians can emit bursts of energy from their eyes.
The Disians first appeared in Ka-Zar the Savage #11.
The Durammi are a tribe of humans that live in a peaceful valley within the Savage Land. They were allied with the People of the Forest against an unnamed barbarian tribe.
The Durammi first appeared in Savage Tales #10.
The Ethereals are a race of advanced humanoids that were genetically enhanced by the Nuwali thousands of years ago. Until recently, they were considered to be mythical by the other tribes of the Savage Land. They are culturally arrogant and hostile to outsiders.
Known Ethereals include:
- Torran - An Ethereal who was the first Ethereal seen in 4,000 years. He appeared before a meeting of the Aerians, the Pterons, the Reptile Men, and the Zebra People telling them that they must follow the Ethereals as a united people or die.
The Ethereals first appeared in Ka-Zar Vol. 5 #2.
The Fall People are primitive, tribal humans that live in villages. Their appearance and culture were similar to the Native Americans. Ka-Zar was very friendly with the Fall People and their chieftain Tongah was his best friend. Most of the Fall People were killed in attacks by the Sun People and the extraterrestrial Quarlians.Template:Issue The Fall People later befriended the X-Men.Template:Issue The Fall People are a strong faction in the United Tribes.
Known Fall People include:
- Barok -
- Emuel - A member of the Fall People who is the brother of Tongah.
- Fahe -
- Gronk - Gronk served as the bodyguard of Maelstrom.
- Kapah -
- Khonsah -
- Klara -
- Kronak -
- Lodah -
- Mathal -
- Mela -
- Nereel - A member of the Fall People who was once saved from a Tyrannosaurus by Colossus and had a brief romance with him.
- Norak -
- Sarak -
- Seesha -
- Selma -
- Shakan -
- Sher-La -
- Tatia - A member of the Fall People who is the sister of Tongah.
- Tinta -
- Tongah - A chieftain that was a best friend to Ka-Zar.
- W'Kandro -
- Yada -
The Golden People are a race of yellow-skinned humans that reside in the Savage Land. They are the descendants of the Gortokians of Subterranea. They are longtime allies of Ka-Zar and have salvaged Atlantean technology.
The Golden People first appeared in Marvel Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #19.
The Gondorans are a tribe of humans that inhabit Gondora, a city in a dormant volcano. It was ruled by a God-Man whose actual name was Montgomery Ford, a rogue scientist from the outside world. He used technology to build the city and rule with an iron fist.Template:Issue Gondora has been destroyed with some of its inhabitants escaping.
The Gondorans first appeared in Ka-Zar: Lord of the Hidden Jungle #7.
The Gorankians are a race of gray-skinned, ape-like, semi-intelligent, humanoid creatures with small tusks coming from their lower jaw, pointed ears, and surprisingly small amount of hair. They are tribal in nature and led by Etuban. The Gorankians are long-time enemies of the Uruburians. Ka-Zar helped settle their dispute by having them play different games which includes baseball in order to prevent an all-out war.Template:Issue
The Gorankians first appeared in Ka-Zar Vol. 3 #1.
The Gwundas are a race of primitive humans that live in the Savage Land. They are a hunter and gatherer society. Ka-Zar once saved their tribe from a Tyrannosaurus that they accidentally unleashed.Template:Issue
The Gwundas first appeared in Ka-Zar Vol. 3 #1.
The Hauk'kas are a race of Saurians that evolved from dinosaurs the same time way that humanity has evolved from apes. The Hauk'kas possess technology, culture, and civilization that rivals the human race. The Hauk'kas have a good knowledge of the superhuman side of the human race. A council of older Hauk'kas serve as the leaders of the Hauk'kas. The X-Men first encountered the Hauk'kas when investigating the mysterious resurrection of Psylocke at the same time when the Hauk'kas were capturing the Saurians that the X-Men once helped to emigrate to the Savage Land.Template:Issue The Hauk'kas are currently on neutral terms with the human race.
Known Hauk'kas include:
- Kaidan - A telepathic Hauk'ka. He once kidnapped Rachel Summers in a surprise attack and manipulated her into thinking that she was born and bred as a Hauk'ka.Template:Issue
- Masano - A Hauk'ka from its mutant branch that serves as the counterpart of Angel due to him having Pteranodon-like wings and specializing in aerial combat.Template:Issue
- Raina - A Hauk'ka from its mutant branch that serves as the counterpart of Beast.Template:Issue She serves as the powerhouse of the group as she has enough strength to overpower a Tyrannosaurus.Template:Issue Ruth Negga will be portraying the character in an upcoming episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. 
The Hauk'ka's first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #445.
The Hill-Forest People are a race of primitive humans that live in the Savage Land. They are an agricultural tribe when they stumbled upon a capsule containing Grond of Gondwanaland (who was placed in suspended animation by his creators). The Hill-Forest People worshiped the capsule until Grond woke up and was defeated by Ka-Zar.Template:Issue
The Hill-Forest People first appeared in Savage Tales #8.
The Jeriens are a race of humanoid Pterosaur-like creatures that live in the Savage Land.
The Jeriens first appeared in Ka-Zar Vol. 3 #20.
The Kantos are a race of primitive humans that live near an underground river.
The Kantos first appeared in Savage Tales #8.
The Karems are a race of primitive humans that live in the Savage Land. They are a hunter and gatherer society. Many of the Karem were abducted by the Nuwali and Plunderer using the Motyka Bone (a teleportation bone that was lost for centuries), but were rescued by Ka-Zar and Shanna the She-Devil.Template:Issue
Known Karems include:
- Beel -
- Schoeder -
- Smoot -
The Karems first appeared in Ka-Zar Vol. 3 #2.
The Klantorrs are a race of Saurian-like beings with Pterosaur-like wings that inhabit the forest-country surrounding Palandor. They have a taste for human flesh. Possibly resulted from the genetic tinkering of the ancient Atlanteans just like the genetic tinkering that resulted in the creations of the Aerians and Pterons. They have occasionally hunted the Palandorians.
The Klantorrs first appeared in Savage Tales #9.
The Lemurans are a society of humans that inhabit Lemura, an area of the section of Pangea known as Zarhan. Their level of technology is the same as Medieval England. These humans are strongly loyal to their monarchy. The Lemurans were longtime allies of the Pterons.
Known Lemurans include:
- Leanne - The queen of the Lemurans who was an enemy of Ka-Zar and Shanna the She-Devil.
- Kamin -
- Ular -
The Lizard Man are a lizard-like race that were one of the Beast-Men created by the Ancient Atlanteans. The Lizard Men are a hunter and gatherer society and reside in the city of Vala Kuri. The Lizard Men of Vala Kuri are peaceful in nature. They are protected from the Sun People by Ka-Zar and Garokk. They have ancestors in the Reptile Men and the Waidians.
One version of the Lizard Men were actually a group of mystically-altered humans that went missing from their village and turned into Lizard Men by Queen Iranda. When Ka-Zar comes to their aid, he barely escapes them and manages to escape with Queen Iranda's crown which regressed Queen Iranda back to a lizard and the Lizard Men back to their human forms.
The Lizard Men first appeared in Astonishing Tales #8 and were created by Gerry Conway. The Lizard Men that were ruled by Queen Iranda first appeared in Savage Tales #5.
The Locots are a society of hunters and gatherers that have been at war with the Noweks.
The Locots first appeared in The Incredible Hulk #454.
Man-Apes are tribal, highly primitive cave-dwelling humanoids that resemble Neanderthals. These savage creatures were the first humanoid beings native to Earth to inhabit the Savage Land. Atlantean scientists used Man-Apes as subjects in the experiments by which they created the various non-human races of Pangea.
The members of the Man-Ape known as Maa-Gor's tribe are said to have been the last living Man-Apes in the Savage Land. Ka-Zar killed all the male Man-Apes of Maa-Gor's tribe except for Maa-Gor himself.Template:Issue
It seems likely that the Man-Apes are the only remaining humanoids on Earth that hasn't had their genome tampered with, like the other races in Savage Land or like the humans in the outside world were experimented with by the Celestials.[original research?]
The Neo-Men are a society of mutated humans that were mutated by Nuwali technology.
The Neo-Men first appeared in Ka-Zar of the Savage Land #1.
The N'Galans are humanoid dinosaurs with possible links to the Lizard Men and are a hunter and gatherer society. Most are highly superstitious. Kraven the Hunter's trainer Gregor forced the N'Galans to work for him when he served the interests of Pillard in the Savage Land.Template:Issue
The N'Galans first appeared in Ka-Zar Vol. 4 #1.
The Nhu'Gari are a race of mutated humans with winged forms. They were actually altered by the radioactive properties of Hidden Valley which also provides them with telepathy. The Nhu'Gari once allied with Magneto.Template:Issue Their city was later destroyed by volcanic upheavals.Template:Issue
The Nhu'Gari first appeared in X-Men: The Hidden Years #2.
The Noweks are a society of hunters and gatherers that have been at war against the tribes that are less developed.
The Noweks first appeared in The Incredible Hulk #454.
The Palandorians are a tribe of humans that live on an island surrounded by a lake in the original Savage Land. They live in the city of Palandor and rode giant lizards. Their culture likely derives form ancient Atlantis (same as the Lemurans). The Palandorians were often preyed upon by the Klantorrs. During the reign of Queen Omel, the Palandorians performed human sacrifices which ceased when a mutated Apatosaurus destroyed the temple which killed Queen Omel.
Known Palandorians include:
- King Sann - The king of the Palandorians.
- Queen Omel - The queen of the Palandorians. She was killed by a mutated Apatosaurus.
- Jurrlor -
The Palandorians first appeared in Savage Tales #9.
The Pterons greatly resemble humanoid Pteranodons, and have the ability to fly with their enormous wings. They inhabit the caverns of Athmeth beneath Pangea. They are ruled by their king Khalf. The Pterons launched a war against the Aerians which ended with the deaths of some of the Pteron race in a cave-in.Template:Issue
Known Pterons include:
- Khalf - The chieftain of the Pterons.
- Phangor -
They are similar to Sauron.
The Reptile Men are a race of green-skinned Saurians that reside in the marshes of the Savage Land. They are a hunter and gatherer society. When the alien Quor crash-landed on Earth and encountered the Reptile Men, he convinced them to make him their leader and provided them with advanced technology. The Reptile Men started to plunder the Vibranium deposits of the other tribes like the Golden People which attracted the attention of Ka-Zar. Once Ka-Zar managed to defeat Quor with the help of the Golden People, the Reptile Men retreated.Template:Issue
The Reptile Men first appeared in Marvel Super-Heroes #19.
The Saurians (also known as "The People") were originally lizards that were exposed to the first nuclear bomb test in New Mexico. It took them awhile for them to evolve and they built an underground city. They did have an encounter with Ms. Marvel when she discovered their underground city. When the Dire Wraiths attacked, the Saurians encountered Rom. The Saurian survivors hid from the humans until they later learned of the Savage Land. The Saurians were spotted by some people when traveling through Argentina and were rescued by the X-Men who helped them get to the Savage Land. They became part of the United Tribes at the time when the Savage Land Mutates attacked. Sometime later, the Saurians were captured by the Hauk'ka yet were rescued by the X-Men.
Known Saurians include:
- Aracht'yr - The patriarch of the Saurians. Killed by the Dire Wraiths.
- B'ok - A Saurian warrior. He and M'dhar brought Ms. Marvel to her trial.
- C'rel - A Saurian who is the daughter of Aracht'yr and Miriele. She was among the survivors who emigrated to the Savage Land.
- Faelar - A Saurian warrior.
- Heamon - A Saurian who is a member of the High Council. Killed by the Dire Wraiths.
- Khadar - A Saurian warrior-prime. Even though his children were killed by the Dire Wraiths, Khadar was among the survivors who emigrated to the Savage Land.
- Kurr'fri - A Saurian who was a member of the fourth incarnation of the Lethal Legion.
- Jimi - A Saurian.
- M'dhar - A Saurian warrior. He and B'ok brought Ms. Marvel to her trial.
- M'kai - A Saurian who was among the survivors of the Dire Wraith attacks that emigrated to the Savage Land.
- Madri - A Saurian child. He and his mother were survivors of the Dire Wraith attacks and was with the Saurians when they emigrated to the Savage Land.
- Miriele - A Saurian who is the wife of Aracht'yr and the mother of C'rel. Killed by the Dire Wraiths.
- S'gur - A Saurian who was involved in a war caused by Hauk'ka
- Serpentyne - A Saurian who believed himself to be the last of his kind following the Dire Wraith attacks.
- Tak - A Saurian who is based on the Flying Dragon. Killed by the Dire Wraiths.
- Viri - A Saurian.
The Saurians first appeared in Ms. Marvel #20.
The Snowmen lived on the high steppes of Pangea and resemble Yeti-like creatures. They are a hunter and gatherer society. Ka-Zar and Shanna the She-Devil encountered two of them channeling the lava from Mt. Flavius.Template:Issue
They seem to have been invented by Mike Carlin as they were referred only on a map of Savage Land and Pangea where they resided in Chatorea.Template:Issue
The Snowmen first appeared in Ka-Zar the Savage #28.
The Sun People control the Sun Empire, formerly ruled by their priestess-queen Zaladane. They were the most powerful grouping of sentient beings within the Savage Land and they established a small empire through conquest. They conquered in the name of their sun god Garokk.
Although the Sun People were depicted as green-skinned in Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe #19 (December 1987), they are in fact indistinguishable from ordinary Caucasians. The cited Handbook entry in fact erroneously depicted a Sheenarian, member of an extradimensional race who once invaded the Savage Land (first seen in Ka-Zar: Lord of the Hidden Jungle #14). During the Secret Invasion storyline, Sheenarians were depicted among Ka-Zar's allies in his fight against the Skrulls, presumably as a result of the aforementioned error being used as reference.
The Swamp Men are humanoids covered head to toe in hair that live in the swamplands of the Savage Land. These tribal people have a level of technology comparable to that of Europe's Dark Ages, rode giant birds, and are highly skilled in devising weaponry. They are continual enemies of Ka-Zar. The Swamp Men long worshipped Umbu the Unliving, a gigantic robot constructed by the alien Saggitarians.Template:Issue The Savage Land Mutates are Swamp Men who Magneto subjected to mutation by artificial means.Template:Issue
The Sylandans are a society of humans that are descendants of the ancient Atlanteans. They live in Sylanda, a city of glass located in the Savage Land's Mountain of Darkness. They cling to their Atlantean ways as their level of technology is high. The Sylandans use the Water of Life to cure all diseases and used it to treat the people of the Savage Land for centuries. Their city was later damaged by a large dinosaur.Template:Issue
The Sylandans first appeared in Savage Tales #7.
The Tandar-Kaans are a tribe of people that live in the Savage Land. They are expert ship builders and Fishermen. They formed a community of barges on the river Tabar allowing them to move to new shores when they want to.
The Tandar-Kaans first appeared in Ka-Zar Vol. 2 #6.
The Tokchis have not yet been seen in the comics yet have been mentioned a lot. They are mentioned to be a human society of hunters and gatherers that use walkie-talkies. Ka-Zar formed an alliance with them to coordinate efforts to hunt.
The Tokchis are first mentioned in Ka-Zar Vol. 3 #2.
The Tordon-Naans inhabit a city called Tordon-Naa in a secluded valley deep in the Savage Land behind the "curtain of gods' tears." They worship the god Ilaka-Aron and their beliefs were manipulated Sylitha who sought greater power. The Tordon-Naans are a lost Hindu colony as their culture closely resembles that of ancient India.
The Tordon-Naans first appeared in Ka-Zar Vol. 2 #10.
The Tree People are a race that looks much like humans though they have long, prehensile monkey-like tails. They live in Botor, a treetop village in Pangea. Shanna the She-Devil was briefly married to one of the Tree People named Mele.Template:Issue
Known members of the Tree People include:
- Jeerka -
- Jolis -
- Kalpa -
- Leila - A member of the Tree People who is daughter of Mele and the step-daughter of Shanna the She-Devil.
- Mele - A member of the Tree People who is the father of Leila.
- Nulu -
- Paru -
- Raza -
Tribe of FireEdit
The Tribe of Fire is a tribe of humans that live in the Savage Land. They are a hunter and gatherer society. Some of the tribe members were used in an experiment conducted by an Apocalypse robot until it was destroyed by Wolverine.Template:Issue The cyborgs from these experiments joined the Tribe of Fire.Template:Issue
Known members of the Tribe of Fire include:
- Chakel - A warrior and hunter from the Tribe of Fire.
- Erista - A child from the Tribe of Fire who is the son of Wolverine and Gahck.
- Falke - A warrior and hunter from the Tribe of Fire.
- Gahck - A female who is the leader of the Tribe of Fire and the mother of Erista.
- Glumph - A warrior and hunter from the Tribe of Fire.
- Kaffkal - A warrior and hunter from the Tribe of Fire.
- Shaman - The unnamed shaman of the Tribe of Fire.
The Tribe of Fire first appeared in Wolverine: Jungle Adventure #1.
The Tubantis are a race of fish people that dwell in Pangea's inland Gorahn Sea. They briefly served the demon Belasco when he tried to conquer the Savage Land. The Tubantis are allies with the Lemurans and the other races of the Savage Land.Template:Issue
The Tubanti first appeared in Ka-Zar the Savage #29.
The Uruburians are a race of unspecified humanoid beasts with fangs that live in the Savage Land. The Uruburians are long-time enemies of the Gorankains. Ka-Zar helped settle their dispute by having them play different games which includes baseball in order to prevent an all-out war.Template:Issue
The Uruburians first appeared in Ka-Zar Vol. 3 #1.
The Waidians are a race of green-skinned Saurians that live in the Savage Land. They are a hunter and gatherer society and are very peaceful. When Ka-Zar was a teenager, he was trained by the wise Waidian sage named Benazu.
The Waidians first appeared in Ka-Zar Vol. 4 #1.
The Water People are a tribe of humans that live in the Savage Land.
The Water People first appeared in X-Men #62.
The Zebra People are swamp dwellers and are also known as the Swamp Tribe. They are a racially integrated society made of up both white and black people, who wear makeup over their body in the form of zebra-like stripes. White Zebra People wear black stripes and black Zebra People wear white stripes. The Zebra People are known to ride dinosaurs that they have domesticated.
There is also a rogue faction of the Zebra People called the Lizard People which wore reptilian armor and worked for Zaur and Shee the Witch. Zaur and those that were members of the Lizard People returned to the Zebra People after the death of Shee the Witch. Of course some of them may have preserved the traditions of the Lizard People.Template:Issue
Known Zebra People include:
- Charn -
- Karanda -
- Maza -
- Sharka -
- Zaur - A member of the Zebra People that was a member of the Lizard People.
- ↑ Ka-Zar: Lord of the Hidden Jungle #7
- ↑ Declassifying Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Ep. 105: Girl in the Flower Dress
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Savage Tales #9
- ↑ Savage Tales #5
- ↑ Ms. Marvel #17-21
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Rom #8-9
- ↑ X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land #1-4
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 Uncanny X-Men #456-459
- ↑ 9.0 9.1 Ms. Marvel #20
- ↑ 10.0 10.1 10.2 Ms. Marvel #21
- ↑ 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land #1
- ↑ Marvel Age Annual #1 (1985)
- ↑ 13.0 13.1 X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land #3
- ↑ Rom #8
- ↑ 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 New Avengers #41
- ↑ Ka-Zar Vol. 3 #2
- ↑ Avengers' Vol. 5 #12