Sunday, August 22, 2010

The Most Isolated Man in the Brazilian Amazon

There are almost no places where indigenous uncontacted people still live undisturbed by outside and modern people and their influences.  One of these places may be a few areas of the Amazon rain forest. This is the story reported in Slate Magazine about the Brazilian Government's new and developing way dealing with these endangered and hidden indigenous people. The article by Monte Reel is titled: The Most Isolated Man on the Planet

"The most isolated man on the planet will spend tonight inside a leafy palm-thatch hut in the Brazilian Amazon. As always, insects will darn the air. Spider monkeys will patrol the treetops. Wild pigs will root in the undergrowth. And the man will remain a quietly anonymous fixture of the landscape, camouflaged to the point of near invisibility."  ...(Cont.)...