First-ever aerial footage of never seen and uncontacted indigenous tribe released images shot for the BBC’s show “Human Planet.” These people are living in the lush Peruvian rain forest, sustaf mangoes, cultivated rain forest plants and dwelling in shelters made of palm fronds.
Now the Indians’ survival is in jeopardy. An influx of illegal loggers continue to wash over the border from Brazil and as these two people groups meet, the fear is that the loggers will not shoot images, but guns.
According to Survival, global attention to the story has already pushed Peruvian athourities into action, pledging to work alongside Brazil’s Indian Affairs department (FUNAI) in protecting these endangered people. Learn more about this story at