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Incredible Video Of A Tribe Meeting White People For The First Time
TBI ^ | 6-24-2011 | Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Posted on 06/25/2011 8:11:55 PM PDT by blam

Incredible Video Of A Tribe Meeting White People For The First Time

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry
Jun. 24, 2011, 6:37 AM

This 15 minute video is from 1976 and shows a tribe in Papua New Guinea encountering white people for the first time.

The reactions going from fear to wonder to curiosity to joy are incredible to behold.

Watch:

(Click to the site to view the video)

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(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: godsgravesglyphs; natives; newguinea; primitive; tribe

1 posted on 06/25/2011 8:12:01 PM PDT by blam
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To: Candor7; SunkenCiv
Existence of 200 ‘uncontacted’ tribal people in Brazilian rainforest confirmed
2 posted on 06/25/2011 8:15:05 PM PDT by blam
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To: blam

I’ve seen the same reactions here as well in Los Angeles with the small tribe of white people.


3 posted on 06/25/2011 8:19:22 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012)
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To: blam
1976?

I watched the first few minutes, and remain skeptical as to the authenticity. One needs to consider two things (at least):

1) the quality of the recording

2) Where the hell has this been for 35 years?

4 posted on 06/25/2011 8:22:46 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (When you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras.)
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To: max americana

I thought it was going to be just another story about Detroit.


5 posted on 06/25/2011 8:23:22 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The more effeminate & debauched the people, the more they are fitted for a tyrannical government.)
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To: max americana

... Or here in Los Angeles with a small tribe of Conservatives.

Kidding as I work with 85% Conservatives. :)


6 posted on 06/25/2011 8:25:12 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Michael.SF.

7 posted on 06/25/2011 8:25:32 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: blam
He's trying to steal our souls! Kill him!

Hey, wanna buy some beads and blankets?

Look at the meat on that guy! Betcha he'd go great with some roast squirrel!
8 posted on 06/25/2011 8:26:45 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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To: Michael.SF.

Yeah, I remember the Tasaday hoax back in the 80’s.


9 posted on 06/25/2011 8:28:22 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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To: Michael.SF.

The “business insider” blog has never exactly been concerned with accuracy.

Exclamation points, yes. But accuracy, no.

Take everything from this blog with a grain of salt.


10 posted on 06/25/2011 8:31:54 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: blam

Why is a story like this sourced form “Business Insider” dot com?
Strange.


11 posted on 06/25/2011 8:33:14 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (Proud to be a (small) monthly donor.)
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To: blam

Cool video.


12 posted on 06/25/2011 8:33:32 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: blam

“Gimme some money”


13 posted on 06/25/2011 8:37:01 PM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: Michael.SF.

I don’t doubt the authenticity of this at all. My uncle was a missionary in Papua New Guinea in 1975 - actually from the early 70’s until the late 80’s. He has told me about similar people groups.


14 posted on 06/25/2011 8:40:13 PM PDT by RightFighter (Now back to my war station.)
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To: blam

That was amazing to watch.


15 posted on 06/25/2011 8:42:05 PM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: blam

That was Fantastic!

Thank You!!


16 posted on 06/25/2011 8:42:28 PM PDT by freejohn ("Never argue with a fool; onlookers may not be able to tell the difference." --- Mark Twain)
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To: blam

17 posted on 06/25/2011 8:42:50 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: BunnySlippers

So do I. We don’t beat our chests about it because our group deals with Hollywood studios daily and that means facing people whom we despise politically.


18 posted on 06/25/2011 8:43:06 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012)
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To: blam

And then the Indonesians came later and slaughtered them.


19 posted on 06/25/2011 8:44:07 PM PDT by struggle
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To: max americana

One has to be careful, because one tribe of aboriginals
were so convinced that such pale people had to be spirits or ghosts, that they were about to shoot arrows into
them—to prove it to doubters, because they were confident the pale people—ghosts—could not die.


20 posted on 06/25/2011 9:00:11 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: Michael.SF.

What made me skeptical about the authenticity was the fact that the first few minutes were filmed before they crossed the river. Weren’t they curious about the white people with the cameras?


21 posted on 06/25/2011 9:14:03 PM PDT by FrdmLvr
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To: blam
Looks like the guy would have preferred a V-8.

22 posted on 06/25/2011 9:14:03 PM PDT by I see my hands (Embrace misanthropy)
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To: blam

Wow! That was amazing to watch. Thanks for posting it.

As for validity, it was obvious. Not once during the entire contact did any of those Blacks call the crackers racists. And, I never once heard the chant, “give me mo Obama free money”.

I can only imagine how awesome such an experience would be.


23 posted on 06/25/2011 9:17:59 PM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: blam
I'm most struck by the realization that, 300 years or so ago, that's what O'Bunghole would have been doing instead of golfing and ruining this country.

Pretty strong argument for our forbears having left them to hide from leopards and pick their boogers in the jungle instead of bringing them over here to end up in larcenous flash mobs, legislating freebies for their "Gimme some!" relatives, and bitching about how bad they have it here.

To be fair, I must admit... those were some really nice sticks through their noses.

;^\

25 posted on 06/25/2011 9:24:12 PM PDT by Gargantua ("Palin 2012 ~ Going Oval" ©2010 by Gargantua)
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To: blam

I’m not allowed an opinion?


26 posted on 06/25/2011 9:24:38 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: blam

Placemark to watch.


27 posted on 06/25/2011 9:34:06 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: blam

Cute. I guess that’s how we will look if we are ever visited by advanced extra-terrestrials.


28 posted on 06/25/2011 9:40:04 PM PDT by Boiling point (Cain / Palin 2012)
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29 posted on 06/25/2011 9:45:27 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: Boiling point

I’m a female. There’s only one thing that aliens would have to do to win me over: Be kind to the children and the men.


30 posted on 06/25/2011 9:47:48 PM PDT by Marie (I agree with everything that Rick Perry is saying. I just wish that *he* did. (NO to Bush II))
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To: FrdmLvr

I’d wonder if this actually was a re-enactment of the meeting, requested of the tribe, once it was determined the tribe was, in fact, friendly. If it wasn’t friendly, an initial meeting with cameras probably would not be wise!


31 posted on 06/25/2011 10:02:18 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: blam

Was that sugar in the bowl? Next thing you know they’ll be bringing in white bread.


32 posted on 06/25/2011 10:24:40 PM PDT by KittyKares (.)
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To: Gator113

“As for validity, it was obvious”

I agree. The boobs were obviously real.


33 posted on 06/25/2011 11:54:54 PM PDT by BuddhaBrown (Path to enlightenment: Four right turns, then go straight until you see the Light!)
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To: Michael.SF.

Did anyone pay attention to the chief eating with a fork? Notice the way he held it?

He must have read Emily Post!

Something is wrong here......


34 posted on 06/26/2011 5:11:29 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: RightFighter

We were there in 1976 and briefly were in the back country in the mountains. Everyone was excited and happy to see us, especially if we would shake their hands, because we brought cash to buy their objects and because for them, white is the color of death and we were thought to be reincarnations of their dead relatives.

The one exception was a village selling walking sticks and masks. Only the elder males were selling and there was no “#2” price. These guys were surly. One of the tourists, a Canadian woman, tried to bargain them down and they just refused. My husband had been watching one of the men and detected that he was simply aggravated by the woman. So, on the way out, my husband offered this guy a price above the Canadian’s, but still, a tad below the asking price. To everyone’s amazement, the seller agreed and sold us 2 wonderful masks and 2 terrific walking sticks. DH says to this day that it was a guy thing, they connected on a shared male level and the seller was just showing his contempt for the Canadian woman.

I wonder if, at some point, members of this tribe who are now deceased _had_ encountered white people, but that it had now become myth. These specific individuals may have never seen whites before with their own eyes. There were a lot of missions and also Australian doctors and other government workers, even in the back country, but I can believe there were remote villages even further away that just never got more than 10 miles from their homes.


35 posted on 06/26/2011 6:57:59 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: DH

Did not get that far, but would seem to confirm my suspicion.


36 posted on 06/26/2011 12:35:29 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (When you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras.)
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