A tribal village on the bank of the Amazon river in Brazil.
The fact that tribes in Acre still exist that have had little or no contact with the modern world has been denied many times by oil companies who are determined to exploit the jungle, gold miners, logging companies who only care about profits and aren’t concerned about deforestation, large agricultural companies, some members of the Brazilian government, and cattle ranchers. Despite the great number of people who are determined to move the tribes people of Acre at any cost, as of 2017 there are reported to be at least four distinct uncontacted tribes, with a total of about six hundred people, still living deep in Acre’s tropical jungle.
12 INTO THE WORLD’S AMAZING JUNGLES: JUNGLE TRIBES
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