Last Uncontacted South American Indians Flee Forest Destruction in Paraguay

posted on November 23rd, 2008 in Environment, Indigenous Rights, Paraguay, Uncontacted Tribes


Ayoreo natives in Paraguay

Four Ayoreo men making contact with the outside world in 2004. The same men have uncontacted relatives who continue to live in their rapdily disappearing forest.

(Note: The Ayoreo-Totobiegosode are thought to be the last group of uncontacted South American Indians living south of the Amazon Basin. Roughly 300 Totobiegosode have not yet been contacted…