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Category: Indigenous Peoples

A 2011 photo of members of the Mashco Piro tribe. (Credit: Reuters)

Peru Plans First Contact with Isolated Amazonian Tribe

In a controversial decision, the Peruvian government is planning to make contact for the first time with the Mashco Piro, a tribe living in the Amazon jungle.

Members of the Mashco-Piro tribe in 2011. (Credit: AP Images/FENAMAD)

Peruvian Tribe Makes Rare Appearance

The Mashco-Piro, an indigenous group from the Amazon, is one of the most isolated tribes on Earth.