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Continued: Amazon tribe in voluntary isolation appears in tense standoff at remote Peru jungle hamlet

  • Article by: FRANK BAJAK , Associated Press
  • Last update: August 20, 2013 - 9:26 AM

After those sightings, and after tourists left clothing for the Mashco-Piro, authorities barred all boats from going ashore in the area.

Mashco-Piro were blamed later in 2011 for the wounding of one forest ranger and the killing of a Matsiguenka Indian who had long maintained a relationship with them and provided them with machetes and cooking pots.

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