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Posted by Trini Kid - - 0 comments

Sup Travellers?! Deep in the bushes of the Amazon Rainforest there is a group of people who are so isolated from the rest of the world that they have never made contact with anyone else but themselves. They don't know about the World Cup, they don't know about the internet and they have absolutely no idea who Kim Kardashian is.

The Brazilian government knows about the isolated tribes but prefer to let them be by setting a strict no-contact policy with them 

However, according to LiveScience, there have been complaints by local villagers that the tribes were raiding their fields therefore the government dispatched a team of scientists to the Upper Envira River region. The members of the unmanned tribe took the "momentous and potentially tragic step" of approaching the group of Brazilian scientists in the rainforest.

It was the first time contact was made with the tribe. The tribe is believed to be the same tribe that was photographed a few years ago by a government plane, but no contact was made then.

Little is known about the group, and scientists haven't yet identified its language, but LiveScience reports that the tribe likely came from Peru when illegal loggers and drug traffickers encroached on its territory. Maybe they "felt they had nowhere left to go," says a member of advocacy group Survival International. 

Scientists have quarantined the area because the tribe's members are at high risk of picking up diseases. They'll eventually get to decide whether they want to settle in a village with ties to the modern world. 

Any contact that the tribe makes with the modern world could be potentially dangerous as one cough could wipe them all out with a disease. Yes, that is very possible and I think that that's one of the reasons why the government had set strict laws protecting them from the outside world and the diseases that come with it. Anyway, my name is Trinikid and you've just been informed.