Amazon - Part 3: Meeting The Yanomami


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June 8th 2007
Published: June 8th 2007
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Despite having met numerous cabocos (the more modern, civilised Indians of the Amazon), we were still curious to see if we could visit a true Amazon Indian tribe, but were extremely disappointed to find out that this was impossible as they are ardently protected by the 2 Brazilian government agencies, FUNAI and IBAMA. Everyone told us it was strictly prohibited, and that to visit a tribe we would ... Read Full Entry



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Fruit Collectors Fruit Collectors
Fruit Collectors

On the way to visit their local stream/bathroom, we bumped into these women on their way back from collecting fruits in the forest.
Fruit Collectors Fruit Collectors
Fruit Collectors

On the way to visit their local stream/bathroom, we bumped into these women on their way back from collecting fruits in the forest.
Little ChiefLittle Chief
Little Chief

The chief of the third tribe.
Gift from the Yanomami Gift from the Yanomami
Gift from the Yanomami

Liba receiving the bow-and-arrow from the chief



18th July 2007

take care with flight
just watched BBC there's an air crash in sao paolo. You two take care ok don't fly, just drive that crapy car of yours haha
1st August 2007

Thanks for sharing!
Hello Tom & Libba! I'm a screenwriter from LA and am doing some minor research on native peoples of Brazil. I stumbled upon this leg of your journey. Your story about meeting the Yanomami was quite riveting! Like a mini-movie! How fortunate you are to have encountered these fascinating people! I'm green with envy! : ) Thanks for sharing! Wishing you more exciting travels, Judith
24th February 2009

hi! im learning about yanomami indians. your story really helped.
1st October 2009

oi saudades de voces ...
ola , como estao ? tenho muita saudade de voces, como estao ? quero muito velos de novo em breve ... beijos
6th March 2010

what
what do they eat because there teeth are ruined
28th July 2010

happy
i really want to tell you that you have done a good job, and its really revealing . God bless you
25th January 2011
Yanomami Indians

I don\
I am done talking about Indians but, I know alot of stuff about Indians.Here is one thing about Indians,they weren't trying to be maen to nature,they needed nature so they can eat and make cloths to wear.
21st September 2011
Yanomami In The City

she writes you a letter
hi this is sierra how are you im 10 years old i was wondering if youcan send m,e something threw the mail like a picture of you or a letter my po bow is south milford indianna po box 43 whats your namwee how old are you are you a indian im doing a report on plains and indians well got to go teacher came to the library bye bye abd aka please give me some awesome facts about plains and indians by,sierra hattie leanne kistler

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