Fraud: “Lost tribe” of Amazon wasn’t really lost afterall, but was a ploy by an enviromental group to stop logging of area

Or so the story was told and sold. But it has now emerged that, far from being unknown, the tribe’s existence has been noted since 1910 and the mission to photograph them was undertaken in order to prove that ‘uncontacted’ tribes still existed in an area endangered by the menace of the logging industry.

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