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Brazilian officials make contact with an isolated indigenous tribe
Brazilian officials make contact with an isolated indigenous tribe in a rare expedition to reunite members with some of their relatives and ease tensions with a rival group 

Brazil's agency for indigenous peoples, FUNAI, said on Friday that a team of nearly two dozen reached 34 members of the Korubo tribe (pictured top right and left while being vaccinated by FUNAI officials) in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. The expedition included relatives of the Korubos and also aimed to avoid a possible conflict with the Matis tribe living about 12 miles away. The Matis tribe repeatedly requested FUNAI's intervention in the case because they believed the isolated Korubos wanted revenge, mistakenly believing their relatives had been killed by the Matis. The main concern of FUNAI analysts was that the isolated group would not believe that the Korubos in the expedition were in fact their relatives, which made them call the mission 'high risk'.
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