How they live in distant Brazilian tribes

There are no smartphones, internet, television or ATMs here. They just live in harmony with nature. Would you like to live like this?

The Indians of Brazil are the original inhabitants of this country, who lived in this territory for several thousand years before the arrival of the Europeans. They do not live together, split into many separate tribes. Photographer Ricardo Stuckert visited some of them to see how they live.

And they live well, in harmony with nature. There is no dependence on the dollar exchange rate, the Internet and Instagram.

Wild places that civilization has not yet reached and has not ravaged them.

According to the Brazilian constitution of 1988, all the lands of the ancient ancestors of modern Indians were to be transferred to the tribes within five years, but this process has not yet been completed. To date, about 11% of the country's territory and about 22% of the Amazon jungle have been transferred to the Indians.

6. January 18, 2007 the National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) reported that confirmed the existence of 67 different non-contact tribes in Brazil. In 2005, it was reported only about forty, and now Brazil came out on top in the world in the number of uncontacted peoples, ahead of Papua - New Guinea.

By the arrival of Europeans, Indians in Brazil were mostly semi-nomadic lifestyle, engaged in hunting, fishing, gathering and agriculture moving. According to current estimates, there were then about 2, 000 tribes, many of which were subsequently destroyed or assimilated.

Indigenous population in Brazil in the pre-Columbian era was no more than 4 million people. Now this number has dropped to 500-700 thousand people.