They’ve lived in complete isolation from the modern world for centuries. But now, for the second time six weeks, a group of previously-unknown indigenous Indians emerged from the forest along the Peru-Brazil border. As their ancestral homeland is threatened, we meet a man who is often the first outsider to make contact with such indigenous peoples and find out what governments are doing to protect their rights.


  • Ari Hershowitz Director, BioGems Projects, Latin America, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Jonathan Mazower Campaigns Coordinator, Survival International

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