Brazil: Uncontacted tribe members targeted while patrolling for invaders

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Brazil: Uncontacted tribe members targeted while patrolling for invaders” – below is their description.

The Javari Reserve in Brazil’s Amazon is home to numerous tribes who have never had contact with the outside world.

But illegal hunters and fishermen are encroaching on their space.

Native trackers patrol the rainforest to keep the tribes safe from threats.

But as Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiew reports, they have also become targets.

– Follow us on Twitter:

– Find us on Facebook:

– Check our website:


Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

‘NATO, you can’t afford to humiliate Russia’ | #AJOPINION

What’s next for crypto investors? | The Stream

India floods: At least seven dead as 500,000 flee homes

In This Story: Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas, as well as the most populous Roman Catholic-majority country.

Its Amazon basin includes a vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, a variety of ecological systems, and extensive natural resources spanning numerous protected habitats. Brazil is classified as an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank and a newly industrialized country.

2 Recent Items: Brazil

Chinese FM Wang Yi pushes for multilateralism on BRICS summit

Xi calls on BRICS countries to inject stability into international relations

In This Story: Monica Yanakiew

American-Brazilian Journalist, based in Rio de Janeiro, covering Brazil for Aljazeera English. Previously worked in over 30 countries, covering world events. – Source @MonikaKiev Twitter Bio

3 Recent Items: Monica Yanakiew

Lula launches presidential campaign to ‘transform’ Brazil

Brazil’s Lula launching presidential bid to unseat Bolsonaro

Rio’s Carnival celebration is back, but parties will be smaller

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.