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Akuntsu: Indigenous People of the Amazon

Akuntsu: Indigenous People of the Amazon

Five people – that is how many individuals are left in the last surviving tribe of the Akuntsu people. They live in communal houses called malocas made out of straw. They hunt wild pig and tapir, fish in creeks, gather forest fruits and vegetables and cultivate...
Indigenous People of the Amazon

Indigenous People of the Amazon

The Amazon Rainforest is a diverse ecosystem that covers five and a half a million square kilometers (1.4 billion acres) across eight countries. Plants and animals are not the only ones who inhabit the forest and need it to survive. Around 30 million people live in...