Special Sunday World View: Peru's government acknowledges existence of Amazon Indian tribe
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"Survival International, the NGO that released the photos, says that the tribe's survival is in jeopardy due to illegal logging in the area where they live.
Following the publication of the photos, the Peruvian government has acknowledged for the first time the threat posed to the tribe.
In a statement released on Feb. 2nd, Peru's Foreign Ministry announced that they will "establish contact with Brazil's FUNAIinstitute [Indian Affairs Department]… to preserve these peoples and avoid the incursion of illegal loggers and the depredation of the Amazon."