Archive - The Andaman Islands Sentinelese Tribe
With the news that an American missionary was murdered by the Sentinelese tribe, indigenous to the Sentinel island of the Andamans in the Indian Ocean, Magnum photographer Raghu Rai had a brief contact with the the tribe in 2002 while documenting the archipelago. From Raghu:
"First of all the local administration in Andaman Nikobar Island doesn't allow anyone to go close to this island as this tribe is ferocious and not fond of any outsider landing on their island. I had hired a small motorboat, quietly loaded some bananas, coconuts and packets of biscuits etc. because the boatman had advised...