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Science Mashco-Piro tribe members attempt to contact outsiders

Mashco-Piro tribe members, who have for decades lived in voluntary isolation in Peru's southeastern Amazon rainforest, have attempted to make contact with the outside world for the second time since 2011.

By Frank BajakAssociated Press / August 20, 2013

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Members of an Indian tribe that has long lived in voluntary isolation in Peru's southeastern Amazon attempted to make contact with outsiders for a second time since 2011, leading to a tense standoff at a river hamlet.