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Jururei is a tiny uncontacted Indian tribe numbering 8-10 people living in the Parque Nacional Pakaas Novas inside the Terra Indigena Uru-Eu-Uaw-Uaw in Rondônia State, Brazil.[1] In 2005 their land was invaded by loggers who tried to wipe them out.[2] It is not known how many of the tribespeople were killed in the conflict that followed. When FUNAI officials visited their only village, it was abandoned and huts were destroyed.


  1. ^ "Amazon loggers clash with lost tribe." Latin American Studies. 26 May 2005 (retrieved 22 May 2011)
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