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  • The Sentinelese are the last uncontacted tribe on Earth, a National Geographic expedition in the 1970s landed on their Island briefly but ended in near disaster when a camera man was nearly killed by an Iron spear that pierced his thigh, the expedition ran away (the Sentinelese obtained iron from a shipwrecked boat).

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  • But perhaps the toughest task is counting the Sentinelese, who live on North Sentinel, which is part of the Andaman & Nicobar archipelago, a chain of more than 500 islands in the Bay of Bengal between India and Thailand with about 356,000 people.

    India's Most Elusive Address

  • From a distance, they tossed the coconuts and other offerings into the aquamarine waters toward the white-sand beaches, hoping to coax the Sentinelese out of the thick forest.

    India's Most Elusive Address

  • But the Indian government classifies the Sentinelese as "hostile," so they make sure not to get too close.

    India's Most Elusive Address

  • A Sentinelese tribesman firing arrows at a relief helicopter in the Andamans: A poster child for xenophobes everywhere!

    Photo of Sentinelese Andamanese attacking helicopter

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    Photo of Sentinelese Andamanese attacking helicopter

  • According to varying estimates, there are only 400 to 1,000 members alive today from the Jarawas, Great Andamanese (search), Onges (search), Sentinelese (search) and Shompens (search).

    Andamanese update

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    A Sentinelese tribesman firing arrows at a relief helicopter in the Andamans

  • The Jarawa were (along with the Sentinelese, who have their own island) essentially uncontacted until the late 1990s when a young tribesman walked into Port Blair, the urban center of the large Indian colony in the Andamans, and was discovered scavenging through garbage.

    Andamanese update

  • The bigger fear is for the Sentinelese, anthropologically the most important tribe, living on the flat North Sentinel Island.

    Archive 2004-12-26

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  • Fascinating!

    February 11, 2010

  • The link works on the Zeitgeist page, though!

    February 11, 2010

  • Wow, an unknown language. At first I didn’t even grasp what they mean by “unknown language”. ^^

    Edit: For some (anti-spam) reason the link doesn’t work:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sentinelese_language

    Edit 2: They work again. Thanks.

    Edit 3: And borked again.

    February 11, 2010