Jefferson Exchange | December 5, 2013
11:11 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Protecting The Uncontacted People

Rebecca Spooner of Survival International explains the efforts to protect the "uncontacted people."

It's hard to believe that there are still people living on the Earth who have little or no knowledge of civilization as we know it. 

Bora people of Peru, 2006.
Credit Jorge G. Mori/Wikimedia

But such tribes still exist, particularly in the thick jungles of South America.  And they have friends of a sort in organizations like Survival International. 

SI is dedicated to protecting the "uncontacted" people in Brazil and Peru.  

 

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