Posted by: pinkturtle2 | Mei 30, 2008

‘Uncontacted tribe’ sighted in Amazon

In this image made available Thursday May 29, 2008, from Survival International, showing ‘uncontacted Indians’ of the Envira, who have never before had any contact with the outside world, photographed during an overflight in May 2008, as they react to the overflight at their camp in the Terra Indigena Kampa e Isolados do Envira, Acre state, Brazil, close to the border with Peru. ‘We did the overflight to show their houses, to show they are there, to show they exist,’ said uncontacted tribes expert JosAP Photo / Gleison Miranda, Funai)

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Brazil reports sighting of rare uncontacted Amazon tribe

(CNN) — Dramatic photographs have emerged of one of the few remaining peoples on earth who are thought to have had no contact with the outside world. Taken from a small airplane, the photos show men outside thatched communal huts, necks craned upward, pointing bows toward the air in a remote corner of the Amazonian rainforest.

The National Indian Foundation, a government agency in Brazil, published the photos Thursday on its Web site. It tracks “uncontacted tribes” — indigenous groups that are thought to have had no contact with outsiders — and seeks to protect them from encroachment.

More than 100 uncontacted tribes remain worldwide, and about half live in the remote reaches of the Amazonian rainforest in Peru or Brazil, near the recently photographed tribe, according to Survival International, a nonprofit group that advocates for the rights of indigenous people.

“All are in grave danger of being forced off their land, killed or decimated by new diseases,” the organization said Thursday. …more

Lihat juga di Berita Harian

IHT (International Herald Tribune)


Responses

  1. orang politik banyak lakonannya, ianya lebih baik
    dari artis-artis yang mebaca skrip untuk mepersembahkan lakonannya. yang benar itu tidak
    benar, yang tidak benar itu benar. apalagi nak dikesali.


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