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Secrets Of The Tribe

The Yanomami, indigenous to Amazonian Brazil, once considered the last 'untouched' society, have long fascinated Western anthropologists. They have been the subject of films (many of them excerpted here) and multifarious published studies since the 60s when Napoleon Chagnon's Yanomamo: The Fierce People described their bloody inter-tribal wars. Soon Kenneth Good's books countered this view, unleashing a flood of New Age media portraying Yanomami as peaceful innocents.

1hr 34mins long
M Adult themes

Jose Padilha