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The Unconquered: Brazil’s People of the Arrow

  • Date
    November 3, 2011
  • Time 7:30 p.m.
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price NG Member: $18; General Public: $20

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Photo: Expedition members crossing river in Amazon
A portrait of one of the expedition’s Matis scouts.

Photograph by Scott Wallace

Photo: Scott Wallace and Sydney Possuelo

Scott Wallace (left) and expedition leader Sydney Possuelo

Photograph by Nicolas Reynard

In 2002, National Geographic sent journalist Scott Wallace into the deepest recesses of Brazil’s Amazon to track an uncontacted indigenous tribe—the People of the Arrow. Hear his gripping first-person account of adventure and survival as described in his new book: The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon’s Last Uncontacted Tribes.

Follow Scott Wallace’s blog on National Geographic’s News Watch site. Read a conversation with Scott on the Washingtonian’s site.

Watch a trailer for The Unconquered below.

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