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Gallery: Missing Uncontacted Indians

Uncontacted Tribe

Lost Amazon Tribe

(Image credit: © Gleison Miranda/FUNAI/Survival Internationa)

This 2010 image shows part of an uncontacted Indian tribe in western Brazil. The tribe has disappeared since a group of armed men (presumed to be Peruvian drug traffickers) overran a Brazilian guardpost near the tribe's lands. Brazilian officials are now looking for signs of the missing tribe. Read the full story.

Uncontacted Indian

Uncontacted Tribe

(Image credit: © Gleison Miranda/FUNAI/Survival Internationa)

This 2010 image shows a member of an uncontacted Indian tribe in western Brazil. The tribe has disappeared since a group of armed men (presumed to be Peruvian drug traffickers) overran a Brazilian guardpost near the tribe's lands. Brazilian officials are now looking for signs of the missing Indians.

Uncontacted Indians

Uncontacted Tribe

(Image credit: © Gleison Miranda/FUNAI/Survival International)

This 2010 image part of an uncontacted Indian tribe in western Brazil. The tribe has disappeared since a group of armed men (presumed to be Peruvian drug traffickers) overran a Brazilian guardpost near the tribe's lands. Brazilian officials are now looking for signs of the missing Indians.