Survival International

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Name: Survival International
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Isolated tribe makes contact

01 Aug 2014ISOLATED native people wearing loincloths and carrying bows and arrows have emerged from the Amazon rainforest and made contact with the outside world in a video released by Brazil’s indigenous authority.The video shows indigenous people from ... [Published The Witness - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Amazon tribe makes contact with outsiders for first time

An extremely rare encounter has been captured on video as members of a remote Brazilian Amazon tribe made contact with outsiders for what is believed to be the first time.Footage released Tuesday by Brazil’s National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) shows several ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Tribespeople show themselves

Footage of isolated tribespeople emerging from the Amazon rainforest and making contact with the wider world has raised concerns about the wellbeing of the group.Brazil's indigenous authority released video of the meeting along the banks of the Envira ... [Published stuff.co.nz - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Isolated indigenous make contact with outside world in Brazil

Brazilian experts say the Ashaninka indigenous people likely crossed the border from Peru facing pressure from illegal logging and drug trafficking at homeRIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Isolated native people wearing loincloths and carrying bows and arrows ... [Published Rappler - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Death threats to Amazon tribe leader

One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders has called for police protection following a series of death threats.Davi Kopenawa of the Yanomami tribe in the Amazon rainforest said armed men had raided the offices of lawyers working with him.He said ... [Published BBC - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Tribe, Threat, Mineral
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

'Nightmare Scenario': 'Uncontacted Amazon people may have gotten flu

(NBC News) - Advocates for indigenous tribes and Brazilian officials are worried that a group of people in the Amazon who had been living in isolation from the outside world may have contracted the flu — a potentially deadly disease that these individuals ... [Published KALB - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil: Isolated Tribe Seen at Risk Following Incomplete Flu Treatment

Contact with the outside world exposes these tribes to pathogens which can wipe out the community.Survival InternationalDisagreement between scientists and the Brazilian government on whether the authorities took full precautions in ensuring flu-infected ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Out Of The Amazon, Uncontacted Indians Face Diseases Of A New World

An uncontacted Amazonian tribe has ended its isolation in Brazil. Audie Cornish speaks with Fiona Watson, the field and research director for Survival International, who explains what happened to make this tribal people leave its village. ... [Published Pechanga.net - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Auction of tribal property in France sets bad precedent

| More on: , , , ,Bo Lomahquahu, a member of the Tribe, protested the sale of property at an auction in in April 2013. Photo © Survival InternationalAttorney Pierre Ciric denounces the sale of , Zuni, and property at various auction houses in : The Holocaust ... [Published Indianz - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Uncontacted Amazonian Group Could Face 'Humanitarian Catastrophe' After Catching Flu

Indigenous rights advocates in Brazil are worried about the health and survival of a group of Amazonian Indians that had previously never come in contact with outsiders and which might have contracted the flu – a potentially deadly disease for those who ... [Published Fox News Latino - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Previously uncontacted Peruvian Indians 'could carry flu back to tribe'

Activists fear that virus contracted by Amazonian tribe members fleeing violent attacks could spread through vulnerable and isolated communities Seven members of a previously uncontacted Peruvian Amazonian tribe had to be treated for the flu after fleeing ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Joanna Lumley lights up The Union Cairn

Joanna LumleyI n a spectacular boost to the project to create a giant cairn of friendship with Scotland, actress and campaigner Joanna Lumley has committed to working alongside volunteers on the English-Scottish border. She will be driving up from her ... [Published Cumbria Crack - Jul 25 2014]

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"It's important in their lives because there's an internal war among them and because of contact with non-indigenous groups" he said
...houses of the uncontacted," an interpreter Zé Correia reported through Survival International , a group that advocates for tribal people's rights. "They say that many old people died and that they buried three people in one grave. They say that so many people died that they couldn't bury them all and their corpses were eaten by vultures." [ See Photos of the Uncontacted Amazon Tribes ]
"Economic growth is coming at the price of the lives of their indigenous citizens. Now this wealth must be used to protect those few tribes that have so far survived."
"They speak our language. I was so happy we could talk to each other" one of the interpreters, Jaminawa Jose Correia, told news portal G1, which posted the video of the encounter online

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Isolated tribe makes contact [Published The Witness - 1 hour ago]
Amazon tribe makes contact with outsiders for f... [Published Toronto Star Online - 4 hours ago]
Tribespeople show themselves [Published stuff.co.nz - 6 hours ago]
Watch as Amazonian tribe makes contact with out... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 7 hours ago]
'Massacre' of Uncontacted Tribe in Peru Reveale... [Published LiveScience.com - 8 hours ago]
Amazonian rainforest tribe makes contact with o... [Published The Independent - 8 hours ago]
Isolated Amazon Tribe In Brazil Makes Contact W... [Published International Business Times - 13 hours ago]
Brazil: Rio Xinane Tribe First Contact with Out... [Published International Business Times UK - 19 hours ago]
Uncontacted Tribe Emerges From Brazil Rainfores... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 31 2014]
Gunmen threaten to assassinate Yanomami leader [Published World War 4 Report - Jul 31 2014]
Isolated indigenous make contact with outside w... [Published Rappler - Jul 31 2014]
Isolated Indians make contact with outside worl... [Published News.net - Jul 30 2014]
Death threats to Amazon tribe leader [Published BBC - Jul 29 2014]
'Nightmare Scenario': 'Uncontacted Amazon peopl... [Published KALB - Jul 28 2014]
Brazil: Isolated Tribe Seen at Risk Following I... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 28 2014]
End of the road for the Andaman Islanders? [Published Spiked Online - Jul 28 2014]
Out Of The Amazon, Uncontacted Indians Face Dis... [Published Pechanga.net - Jul 27 2014]
Opinion: Auction of tribal property in France s... [Published Indianz - Jul 25 2014]
Uncontacted Amazonian Group Could Face 'Humanit... [Published Fox News Latino - Jul 25 2014]
Previously uncontacted Peruvian Indians 'could ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
Joanna Lumley lights up The Union Cairn [Published Cumbria Crack - Jul 25 2014]
Brazil makes contact with members of isolated t... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 25 2014]
Foreign support for Indian NGOs under governmen... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 25 2014]
'Isolated' Amazon tribe feared to have flu, whi... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 24 2014]
Remote tribes facing threats from drug traffick... [Published Indianz - Jul 24 2014]
'Uncontacted' Amazon People Treated for Flu [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 23 2014]
Explorer talks about his life through photos [Published Cambrian News - Jul 23 2014]
For Brazil’s isolated Indian tribes, flu can be... [Published Washington Post - Jul 23 2014]
Flu-Infected Isolated Amazon Tribe Can be Wiped... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 23 2014]
Previously Uncontacted Tribe Now Carrying Flu [Published Inquisitr - Jul 22 2014]
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Watch as Amazonian tribe makes contact with out... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 7 hours ago]
It was a simple gesture of humanity — the gift of a bunch of bananas — that ended centuries of isolation. Footage has emerged of the moment an Amazonian tribe, undisturbed by outsiders for hundreds of years, overcame their natural wariness and accepted ...
Remote Indigenous Tribe Adopts Wi-Fi Network in... [Published Mashable! - Jul 18 2014]
Davi Kopenawa, a shaman of the indigenous Yanomami tribe in the Brazilian Amazon, walks down a short hallway toward the computer to Skype with me. In his 50s, Kopenawa wears a white, long-sleeve crew neck tucked into khaki slacks. Several strings ...
Major investment in ‘human safaris’ road: fears... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Jul 16 2014]
Plans for a major building project on an illegal road notorious for its “human safaris” to the vulnerable Jarawa tribe have been condemned by Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, over fears that it will lead to ... ...
Mysterious tribe in Amazon Rainforest makes con... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 10 2014]
An isolated indigenous tribe in the Amazon Rainforest has made its first contact with mainstream society, according to the Brazilian government’s Indian affairs department, FUNAI. The peaceful encounter with Brazilian government scientists in Acre ...
Australian TV station guilty of racism in “Frea... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Jun 25 2014]
An Australian TV station has been found guilty of racism for broadcasting a report about an Amazon tribe so extreme it was labeled “Freakshow TV” by Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights. ...
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