The tribe that hides from man

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Warning: This film contains nudity and close up images of corpses.

Focuses on Brazilian explorers Orlando and Claudio Villas Boas who, with the aid of the disc-lipped Tchukahmei, search the Amazon jungle from the air and ground for the Kreen-Akrore Indians, a group which has previously killed on sight. Explains that the objective is to bring the Kreen-Akrore to the 8,500 square mile Xingu National Park where Indian culture and economy survive. Records similar efforts to save other Amazon tribes.
Orlando Villas Boas; Claudio Villas Boas; Adrian Cowell; Michael Flanders; Chris Menges; Jesco Von Puttkamer; Richard Stanley; Charles Stewart; Mike Billing; Bruce White; Gareth Haywood; Ernest Vincze; Keith Miller; Adrian Cowell
National Educational Television
Educational; Documentary; Ethnographic
Brazil--Parque Nacional do Xingu; Amazon River Region; Indians of South America--Social conditions; Parque Nacional do Xingu (Brazil); Indians of South America--Amazon River Region--Social conditions; Villas Bôas, Orlando, -- 1914-2002; Villas Bôas, Cláudio; Kreen-Akarore Indians
National Educational Television
IUL Moving Image Archive
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