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Amazon Tribeswomen Escape Back to Forest After Rejecting Civilization


Green Lifestyle  (tags: Awa Tribe, Brazil, Caru, Amazon rain forest, uncontacted tribes, indigenous people, threatened tribes, logging, disease )

Judy
- 646 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Two women from a "non-contacted" Amazonian tribe contracted tuberculosis while living in a village. After treatment and recovery, the women wanted only to return to the forest, which, sadly, is threatened by loggers.



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Kathleen M (211)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 1:47 pm
Noted. Thx Judy.
 

Solitary Eagle (324)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 2:26 pm
It's good they escaped. Thanks for posting Judy.
 

Animae C (514)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 5:03 pm
TY Judy
 

Freya H (357)
Sunday September 11, 2016, 6:36 pm
They had the right idea. Our corrupt and destructive excuse for civilization is in desperate need of overhaul and reform.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Monday September 12, 2016, 1:09 am
Better to be closer to nature, than be part of the concrete jungle.
 

Ben O (154)
Monday September 12, 2016, 9:34 am
"Civilization"...??? : ~ (
 

Ben O (154)
Monday September 12, 2016, 9:38 am
If all of us should live like we do in "Civilized" countries, we would need 4 planets Mother Earth... I say no more...
 

Judy C (97)
Monday September 12, 2016, 1:54 pm
Are we ever going to stop encroaching on these lands and disturbing the uncontacted tribes? It seems like we are going to keep doing this until there are no people left who are living a healthy and sane life, free of all the ills of what we call civilization.
 

Mandi T (367)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 12:38 pm
TY Judy
 

Janet B (0)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 12:45 pm
Thanks
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 2:26 pm
Noted. Thanks for posting, Judy.
Judy stated it all very well in her above comment. Yes, there are so few areas left on this planet free of the harmful intrusions of Corporations and profiteers. We must keep 'sacred lands' untouched.
 

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 3:46 pm
I can totally understand these women. Thanks for sharing.
 

Anne K (139)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 5:19 pm
Thanks, Judy.
 

Laurie H (817)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 8:44 pm
Many Thanks for this posting Judy!! Who could blame them--I so agree, it's high time these tribes were shown RESPECT and be left alone, to live their lives in peace. "Sacred Lands" are to be exactly that ="SACRED"~~~ If only our society could return to some good basic values and live some of the healthy "Normalcy" they thrive on.~
 

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday September 13, 2016, 11:31 pm
Thanks Judy
 

Maria Papastamatiou (4)
Wednesday September 14, 2016, 11:19 am
Thanks Judy.
 

Jeff Creech (64)
Wednesday September 14, 2016, 12:14 pm
Noted. I'm too domesticated to escape civilization, but it is something I have fantasized about many a Time.
 

pam w (139)
Thursday September 15, 2016, 10:43 am
SIGH! Wishing them the best luck.....
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Friday September 16, 2016, 4:08 am
Thank you
 

June M (139)
Friday September 16, 2016, 2:03 pm
Noted. Thanks for posting Judy.
 

Christina M (0)
Saturday September 17, 2016, 11:07 am
thanks
 

Genevieve O (35)
Wednesday September 21, 2016, 7:54 am
Corrupted civilization vs nature's nurture.
 
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