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Today, there are over 100 uncontacted tribal peoples worldwide.
This means that from the Amazon to the Andaman Sea and the remote highland rain forests of West Papua, more than 100 tribes still live — and live successfully — in isolation from the mainstream society of their country. We know that the uncontacted Indians seen in this part of the Amazon move across the rain forest at different times of the year, living in the heart of the forest when water levels are high, and camping on the beaches that form in river bends during the dry seasons.
One thing, however, is certain: the future of this uncontacted community depends on the protection of their lands.
And in turn, the protection of their lands depends, as Jose Carlos Meirelles said, “on our conscience”.
Survival International published the images in order to help protect the lives of the tribe by proving their existence.
They were also broadcast in the “Jungles” episode of the BBC’s new landmark series, “Human Planet”. The moment they were published, thousands of people per minute were looking at the images on Survival’s website; since then, over 2 million have seen them.
was born out of spending a week spent with the Hadzabe tribe in northwest Tanzania.
“It is hard to describe how connected my people are to nature,” said Davi Kopenawa, spokesman of the Yanomami people.
Dependent on their community for survival in remote and often harsh environments, many tribal peoples have lived — and often still live — in complex societies, where the solidarity of the group is of utmost importance.
“The great difference between the indigenous and the western world is that we live in communities,” said Evaristo Nugkuag Ikanan of the Aguaruna people.
One of the world’s last uncontacted tribes who are under increased threat from loggers over the border in Peru, according to tribal people’s charity Survival International.
It is a photograph of one of the last uncontacted tribes in the world, taken in June 2010 by FUNAI, Brazil’s Indian Department, together with what is thought to be the first-ever film footage.