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India police watch tribal island after killing of American

Port Blair - Indian police reinforcements on Friday took up position near the island where isolated tribal hunters killed an American missionary, though no effort was to be made to recover his body, officials said.

The Indian tribe that wants to be left alone

Port Blair - The death of an American missionary on a remote Indian island has cast a rare spotlight on the Sentinelese, one of the world's most reclusive hunter-gatherer tribes.

Dead American told island tribe 'Jesus loves you'

Port Blair - An American missionary killed in a hail of arrows by an island tribe untouched by modern civilisation was bent on converting them to Christianity, it emerged Thursday.

India struggles to recover American killed by tribe

Port Blair - Indian authorities said Thursday that it may take "some days" to recover the body of an American killed in a hail of arrows shot by a tribe untouched by modern civilisation.

Isolated Indian tribe kill American intruder

Port Blair - Members of one of the world's last tribes untouched by modern civilisation have killed an American who ventured illegally onto their remote island, Indian police said Wednesday.

Tribe adds subtitles and suggested links to improve video chat

Tribe's video chat technology took a huge leap forward by adding new interesting features such as an improved voice recognition, instant subtitles and related links.

Photo Essay: Fountain of Youth Park Celebrates 500th Anniversary Special

Saint Augustine - The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park is commemorating the 1513 arrival of Ponce de León in Florida and the legend of the Fountain of Youth. The lush grounds, exotic birds, and water from the spring are sure to please modern-day adventurers.

Libya: A War Within a War? Rebel Frictions Escalate

Saif Gaddafi has said in an interview with the New York Times that he has forged an alliance with Islamists against the rebel NTC. True or not, it again raises the question of whether the rebels are now hopelessly divided.

Tribe faces extinction because of illegal logging Special

A Brazilian tribe faces extinction as its territory is being illegally deforested. A report obtained by charity Survival International found that the nomadic Awá tribe live in three of the five most deforested areas in the Amazon.

15 percent of Brazilian tribe wiped out by disease within decade Special

Almost 15 percent of a tribe of Indians in Brazil have died since 2000. The Korubo, who live in the Javari Valley in the Amazon, have suffered outbreaks of disease particularly Hepatitis B and D since some of the tribe were first contacted in 1996.

Wampanoag tribe claims wind farm would destroy tribal rituals

When the Pilgrims arrived in America, it was the Wampanoag who greeted them peacefully so the newcomers could escape religious persecution. Now the tribe is having to fight for their own religious freedoms.

Tribal man in India jailed for keeping bear at home

In the small village of Rutisila, 225 kms away from Bhubaneshwar, Orisssa, India, a tribal man is put behind bars for keeping a bear at home.

Uncontacted Indian Tribe Sighted in Brazilian Jungle

Another uncontacted Indian tribe is spotted in Brazil's jungle near the Peruvian border. There are more than 100 uncontacted tribes worldwide...

ABC News Exclusive: The Secret War Against Iran

A Pakistani tribal militant group responsible for a series of deadly guerrilla raids inside Iran has been secretly encouraged and advised by American officials since 2005, U.S. and Pakistani intelligence sources tell ABC News.

Update: Grand Canyon's Skywalk

An Indian tribe fastened a massive glass-bottomed walkway to the edge of the Grand Canyon on Wednesday.

Tribe.net Aquired By Cisco

Cisco aquired Tribe.net, a social networking website. The Tribe deal has not been full disclosed yet, but stories are leaking out....

Winnebago Tribe Tries to Breakaway from Casinos

The Winnebago Tribe located in the state of Nebraska looks to diversify away from casinos.

Brazil sees traces of more isolated Amazon tribes

Far more Indian groups than previously thought are surviving in Brazil's Amazon rain forest isolated from the outside world but they risk extermination at the hands of encroaching loggers and miners, experts said on Wednesday.

Traditional Huichol way to share the pain of childbirth with the Father

This Amerindian Tribe in Mexico has a unique way for the mother to dish out some of the pain she's feeling to the husband.

Lost Tribe: Exodus threatens Israel-India ties

Chief Rabbinate sends a special delegation of religious judges to eastern India to convert a mysterious ethnic group.
 

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Gabide Etacori is one of the leaders who has made the appeal on behalf of his uncontacted relatives....
Gabide Etacori is one of the leaders who has made the appeal on behalf of his uncontacted relatives. ©Survival
 Trophy  photograph taken by an Indonesian soldier
after he and his comrades murdered Ninuor Kwalik
...
'Trophy' photograph taken by an Indonesian soldier after he and his comrades murdered Ninuor Kwalik and his 12 year old nephew Daugunme in 1998, West Papua. © Survival
Visitors to Wilderness Safaris  CKGR lodge bathe
in this pool – but the government bans  Bushmen
...
Visitors to Wilderness Safaris' CKGR lodge bathe in this pool – but the government bans Bushmen living nearby from using a water borehole. ©Survival
Palm oil companies have started to establish
plantations on Penan land. © Survival
Palm oil companies have started to establish plantations on Penan land. © Survival
An intricate wooden dam is at the heart of the
Enawene Nawe s Yãkwa ritual. © Survival
An intricate wooden dam is at the heart of the Enawene Nawe's Yãkwa ritual. © Survival
An Awá man stands amidst the burnt remains of
his tribe s forest. ©Survival
An Awá man stands amidst the burnt remains of his tribe's forest. ©Survival
Bushman mother and children at Gope  before
their eviction to a resettlement camp. ©Survival
Bushman mother and children at Gope, before their eviction to a resettlement camp. ©Survival
Demonstrators protest against tourism to Botswana

at FITUR. © Iñaki Luis/Survival
Demonstrators protest against tourism to Botswana at FITUR. © Iñaki Luis/Survival
The Nukak need  special attention  to survive  according to the report. ©D Hill/ Survival
The Nukak need 'special attention' to survive, according to the report. ©D Hill/ Survival
Gillian Anderson modelling a Survival t-shirt
designed by Richard Long ©Survival
Gillian Anderson modelling a Survival t-shirt designed by Richard Long ©Survival
Xoroxloo Duxee  Moeti s grandmother  died of dehydration after the Bushmen s water borehole was disa...
Xoroxloo Duxee, Moeti's grandmother, died of dehydration after the Bushmen's water borehole was disabled. © Survival
Boa Sr was the last member of the Bo tribe.
© Alok Das/Survival
Boa Sr was the last member of the Bo tribe. © Alok Das/Survival
Vedanta is still trying to get back into the Dongria
Kondh s Niyamgiri Hills. ©Survival
Vedanta is still trying to get back into the Dongria Kondh's Niyamgiri Hills. ©Survival
Nicholas Mujah has been arrested for  possession
of seditious materials .
Nicholas Mujah has been arrested for 'possession of seditious materials'.
Awá man from Juriti survey the forest which is being illegally destroyed by settlers  Awa  Brazil.
Awá man from Juriti survey the forest which is being illegally destroyed by settlers, Awa, Brazil.
© Fiona Watson/Survival courtesy of Survival International
The Bushmen of the CKGR were largely self-sufficient
before the government evicted them. ©Survival
The Bushmen of the CKGR were largely self-sufficient before the government evicted them. ©Survival
Most detailed sightings of uncontacted Indians ever recorded on camera. www.survivalinternational.or...
Most detailed sightings of uncontacted Indians ever recorded on camera. www.survivalinternational.org
D. Cortijo/Survival/uncontactedtribes.org
The film  Birdwatchers  highlights the plight of the
Guarani Kaiowá Indians in Brazil.  © M. Hipp...
The film 'Birdwatchers' highlights the plight of the Guarani Kaiowá Indians in Brazil. © M. Hippenmeyer
The Awá of Tiracambu community  Brazil.
The Awá of Tiracambu community, Brazil.
© Fiona Watson/Survival courtesy of Survival International

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