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New, Untouched Tribe Discovered in Amazon


Society & Culture  (tags: Untouched Tribe, Amazon, people )

Anna
- 2822 days ago - news.discovery.com
Deep in the Amazon forest thousands of people still live in relative isolation from the rest of the world.In a recent press release, the Brazilian government confirmed the existence of another uncontacted tribe of about 200 people living in the Vale do...



   

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Rosemary Rannes (643)
Monday June 27, 2011, 10:58 pm
If you were a member of one of these uncontacted tribes Assurini, Tapirajé, Kaiapó, Kapirapé, Rikbaktsa and Bororo-Boe in Brazil what would you think? what would you do? how would you protect those you love? your traditional lands, medicines, culture?
Can we help protect these people from the logging companies whose sole intent is to decimate the soul of their rainforests and culture!
YES OF COURSE WE CAN AND WE MUST !
 

Lydia S (155)
Monday June 27, 2011, 11:04 pm
Thanks .
 

Rosemary Rannes (643)
Monday June 27, 2011, 11:07 pm
Anna i appreciate your posting this critical news item and would like to respectfully offer the Take Action TAKE ACTION: The Uncontacted Indians of Peru
news item i posted http://www.care2.com/news/member/213931729/2816209 from Survival International ... it needs many many more signatures so please everyone, sign and share with your friends for this worthy action.

" At risk of extinction from disease and land loss In the depths of the Amazon rainforest in Peru live tribes who have no contact with the outside world. Oil workers and illegal loggers are invading their land and bringing disease."
 

Jaclin S (230)
Monday June 27, 2011, 11:20 pm
Thank you Anna for posting this - these people have survived on their own without any intervention and now the greedy guys have invaded their peace and their way of living - this is so sad!!!
 

Anna S (493)
Monday June 27, 2011, 11:22 pm
Thank you Rosemary..am taking action !
 

Thomas H (37)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 6:48 am
Let's hope the educated, compassionate anthropologist can persuade the politicians in Brazil that people actually exist. It will be a crime if these people are driven off their native lands by unscrupulous corporations solely for profit$ made off the indigenous peoples there. Boycott any and all companies selling "exotic" wood.
 

Trequl M (170)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 9:57 am
Noted with thanks.
 

Bette M (91)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 11:42 am
Leave these people alone to live as they have for hundreds & hundreds of years.

Plant & protect Danny's trees for life in 2011.....
Tree arethe lungs of the earth.......
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 12:09 pm
interesting thanks
 

Glenda J (158)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 12:36 pm
Leave these spirited ones as they are no ones needs to know anything of them Leave their site and their well being
thanks Anna
 

Nina Anghel (8)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 12:44 pm
thanks.interesting.
 

Laura Walls (16)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 12:59 pm
This saddens me - I guess they're no longer "undiscovered". Leave them alone.

Thanks Anna
 

surjit s (1)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 1:55 pm
Leave them alone ,you white men has already killed millions of indigenous people of Americas.
 

Gloria H (88)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 2:05 pm
That;s all they need, people coming in to "save" their souls, sell them some refridgerators, infect them with whatever disease the "civilized world" is immune to, and set up a McDonalds coming to the nearest hut or hammock to you! We may be advanced, but will we ever LEARN?
 

Mary T (178)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 4:21 pm
I guess now that they discovered them they are not going to leave them along, Leave them alone.
 

pam w (139)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 5:41 pm
Good luck to them....they'll need it! KEEP THE MISSIONARIES AWAY! NOBODY has the "right" to change someone else's religion....NOBODY!
 

Barbara V (51)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 7:02 pm
I was just going to say, "Oh Lord, the poor tribe," but Pam W. said it better than I would have. I agree with her a zillion times over.

I just hope they are not infringed upon by modern, sicko mankind.
 

Mary L (132)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 7:04 pm
I wish that if people know there are uncontacted tribes they'd just pretend they didn't and leave them alone.
 

Glamour Girlcat (32)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 10:53 pm
The last thing they need are fire water and blankets from the western world. Leave them alone!
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 11:06 pm
Thankyou Anna & Rosemary!
 

Henk M. (5)
Wednesday June 29, 2011, 2:50 am
Obviously they can kiss their peaceful existance goodbye..
 

Bracha Katz (31)
Wednesday June 29, 2011, 3:05 am
I hope that they stay untouched. Thanks Anna
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Wednesday June 29, 2011, 3:53 am
noted thanks for info
 

Irene P (26)
Wednesday June 29, 2011, 5:47 am
These indiginous people need to be left alone, period!
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Wednesday June 29, 2011, 11:53 am
Why can't we just leave them in peace!?
 

Monika M (40)
Wednesday June 29, 2011, 1:15 pm
Leave indigenous people alone. They already should've been left alone centuries ago.
 

Caroline Vimla (16)
Wednesday June 29, 2011, 4:01 pm
Fascinating. Thanks for sharing this article.
 

John Kirkby (23)
Wednesday June 29, 2011, 5:32 pm
They should be left alone if possible. Maybe someone could start a petition..targeting the Brazilian government?
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 29, 2011, 7:29 pm
Leave the forest in place and stay far away.
 

Victoria P (109)
Wednesday June 29, 2011, 11:19 pm
Thank-you you for the interesting article..Wow!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 12:19 am
The Evangelical devils will soon attack.
They are 'Christian soldiers', they will stop at nothing to force all free peoples to bow to their god...
 

Edward M (8)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 2:39 am
Untouched?? Not any more!
 

Pamylle G (458)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 4:30 am
Poor folk - they were better off "undiscovered" !
 

Jennifer M (78)
Thursday June 30, 2011, 12:59 pm
Too bad, now despicable humans will find a way to destroy them :( Funny how our modern lifestyle is "civilized". Guarantee they are MUCH more civilized than us. They live how I dream of living.
 

Animae C (507)
Sunday July 3, 2011, 12:30 am
Not any more!!
 

Animae C (507)
Sunday July 3, 2011, 12:33 am
THAN.Q Anna & Rosemary
 

jane richmond (10)
Monday September 5, 2011, 11:08 am
Is there a way they can maintain their purity of life. Could we perhaps leave them untouched by modern horrors and hate.
 
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