North Sentinel Island, located in the Bay of Bengal, between Myanmar and Indonesia, is home to an isolated tribe that has never been colonized or even made contact with.

These people are one of the last Stone Age tribes on Earth whose culture has been completely untouched by modern civilization.

Sentinelese tribe

Despite the fact that the island formally belongs to India, no one dares to visit it and approach the Sentinelese tribe. The reason is their extreme violence and hostility – anyone who has ever tried to come ashore the island was attacked or even killed.

After the catastrophic Indian Ocean earthquake of 2004, the Indian government sent a helicopter to check on the Sentinelese tribe.

It’s curious that the North Sentinel Island and its inhabitants were almost unaffected while some nearby islands suffered heavy damage. When the helicopter hovered over a group of tribesmen, they were throwing stones and shooting arrows at it.

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The Sentinelese are believed to have lived on the island for 60,000 years! After this unthinkable period of time in isolation, it’s no surprise that they are so hostile to outsiders, which may be due to past conflicts with the outside world.

In order to protect the Tribe and prevent unnecessary violence, the Indian government has also made it illegal to approach it closer than three miles.

Due to the inability to study the tribe and the island, we don’t know much about them. It is estimated that the tribe counts between 50 and 400 members and lives exclusively by hunting and gathering.

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Though it is difficult to observe the island from the air because of the dense tree cover, it is established that the Sentinelese are not familiar with agriculture.

Their drive to protect their culture from the outside world is probably the reason they have survived in isolation for so many years.

Who knows how long they will manage to live in the middle of the ocean without having the slightest interest in the civilized rest of the world. And perhaps being without contact with us is a good thing.

The Mind Unleashed / ABC Flash Point News 2022.

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Amir-Nezzameddin Mokhtari
Amir-Nezzameddin Mokhtari
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21-07-22 00:27

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Donnchadh
Donnchadh
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21-07-22 05:49

And they will still be there if a nuclear war occurs -probably wiser than many in this day of technocrats.