Friday, May 30, 2008

Uncontacted Tribes (Updated)

Strange to think that such people actually exist in this day and age.

The group that released the video and photos, Survival International, works to end illegal logging in the rainforest in order to protect the aboriginal tribes living there. They estimate that 100 “uncontacted” groups exist worldwide, about half of them in the Amazon basin.

Updated: Here’s an interesting switch on the “uncontacted natives”… What happens when five tribesmen from Tanna — one of the most southerly islands of the remote South Pacific nation of Vanuatu — travel 10,000 miles from their “kastom” villages to observe the natives of a strange and exotic land… called Britain?