First contact: Brazilian photographer photographs uncontacted tribe in the Amazon from the air



Brazilian photographer Ricardo Stuckert recently had an experience that is exceedingly rare in the modern world, the chance to view an uncontacted tribe of people. While in a helicopter trip to photograph a “contacted” tribe in the Amazon, a rainstorm caused the helicopter to take a detour.

It was on this detour over the Brazilian state of Acre, an area with strict anti-logging laws that can help preserve the way of life for Amazonian tribes which have seen their homes destroyed in much of the rainforest, that Stuckert saw a…

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