Indigenous People

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MB-0278 Yora Indian Manu.jpg
Recently contacted Yora (or Nahua) Indians from the Rio Cashpajali heading downriver by canoe along the upper Rio Manu in July 1985. Almost half of their population died of a respiratory infection epidemic within short time after a forced contact with a logging company in 1984. Lowland tropical rainforest, Manu National Park, Madre de Dios, Peru.