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Uncontacted Tribes – A video narrated by Julie Christie

June 1, 2008
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Over one hundred tribes around the world choose to reject contact with outsiders. They are the most vulnerable peoples on the planet.

Many of them are living on the run, fleeing invasions of their land by colonists, loggers, oil crews and cattle ranchers. They have often seen their friends and families die at the hands of outsiders, in unreported massacres or epidemics.

This is their story.

Learn more

Why do they hide?

The massacre of the Cinta Larga Indians


‘Don’t be afraid of us, we are good people’

The most isolated tribe in the world?

The Sentinelese of the Andaman Islands

‘Just for fun’

Visiting the Andaman Islanders

Before contact

On the run – Ayoreo in Paraguay

Making contact

A unique ‘first contact’ with the Korubo of Brazil

The outsiders’ view

‘Indians are worse than animals. They’re not even good to eat.’


Why are uncontacted tribes under siege?

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