link from the BBC and News AU

One of South America’s few remaining uncontacted indigenous tribes has been spotted and photographed on the border between Brazil and Peru. (Says the BBC article)

This is worth noting in itself, but I also wanted to repost something I wrote from a discussion board I visit:

This is very catching to my anthropologists eye.

It seems amazing how with all the worlds ‘advances’ and exploration there are still people yet to be encountered. To me this is awesome, and not because there is now a new people to explore and exploit. But, rather as the news article linked to suggested, the legal and political discussions that are going to happen should be interesting and far more wide ranging than simply impacting this new people.

I will have to try and keep and eye on this

 

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