Tribe Discovered In Brazilian Amazon Has Us Rethink Our Modern Lifestyle

Tribe Discovered In Brazilian Amazon Has Us Rethink Our Modern Lifestyle

A newly discovered tribe that has thrived without technology forces us to ponder our smartphone dependence and societal emphasis on technology.

Kyana Gordon
  • 24 june 2011

One of the world’s last untouched tribes has been spotted in a dense region of the Amazon close to the Peruvian border, the National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) reported. These aerial photographs captured by FUNAI, a Brazilian governmental protection agency for Indian interests and their culture, revealed three separate clearings and four large communal dwellings, known as malocas, clustered in the forest of the Javari Valley Indigenous Reserve in far western Brazil. Detected by satellite, the recently discovered tribe is surrounded by various corn crops, nut and banana trees, indicating agricultural activity.

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