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Unconquered Tribes of the Amazon

Very few uncontacted tribes remain in the Amazon, and as their rainforest home disappears, encounters with outsiders have increasingly been marked by violence. Journalist and author Scott Wallace chronicles a dangerous expedition to find and protect a tribe known as "The People of the Arrow," among the last survivors of the ancient cultures that once thrived in the region long before the arrival of Columbus.

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