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Information on these isolated tribes is fleeting, as the Indonesian government has done a good job at keeping people out of the highlands. However, some tribes have been contacted over the last century while remaining fairly isolated and retaining their traditions. One example is the Dani people and their story. Located in the heart of Indonesian New Guinea, the tribe has contact with the outside world but retains their customs.
While the Dani have been in contact with the rest of the world since , they can offer us a glimpse of the people we have yet to meet. Many of the forest-dwelling peoples in the Congo have been contacted infrequently over the last century. However, it is supposed that many uncontacted tribes still exist. The Mbuti, a 'pygmy' people, a contacted but isolated case which can give us an idea of how the uncontacted tribes may live.
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The Mbuti are hunter-gatherers who see the forest as a parental figure that provides them with everything they require. They live in small, egalitarian villages.
They are largely self-sufficient, but they do engage in trade with outside groups. Their way of life is at risk due to deforestation, illegal mining, and genocide being carried out against pygmies. Big Think Edge For You. Big Think Edge For Business. Preview an Edge video.
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Recognition, he said, should be reserved for communities like the Makonde, who were recently recognized as citizens after coming from Mozambique 80 years ago. We served our traditional pasta and salad dinner with potluck additions at 7 pm. After dinner music would continue until about with our collaborative song circle that included music makers and music lovers from the Tribes Hill community and newly invited guests. We had respectfully fit into the space offered us with about 20 - 25 people and plenty of acoustic music and song to share.
Although the traditional first Monday gatherings have been suspended the opportunity to host an impromptu gathering of the host's design, any day of the week, is encouraged.