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Friday, August 1, 2014

Rare footage: First contact made with isolated Amazon jungle tribe



A Brazilian government agency released video of an indigenous tribe that researchers say lives in complete isolation in the thick of the Amazon jungle after they first made contact with the group in June. The group lives in a jungle area near the border of Peru in the Amazonian state of Acre in northwestern Brazil.Brazil's National Indigenous Foundation (Funai) said it has been monitoring the group since 2008, but direct contact was not made until June.