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Philippines / Tasaday Tribe #458838

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 18, 1971
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(Studio) Stone age tribe found in Philippines.
REPORTER: Frank Mcgee

(Mindanao, Island, Philippines) "Tasaday" people cook monkey meat with fire made by rubbing sticks together; have no knowledge of cultivated crops. Philippine official Manuel Elizalde, Junior and anthropologist Robert Fox have won trust of tribe; tribe isolation threatened by logging roads. [FOX - says concerned 1st with health of tribe; will bring in doctors if necessary; tribe fears epidemics that have afflicted them before. [ELIZALDE - thinks unfair to disturb tribe since living happily without modern problems; contact with logging roads may threaten tribe.]
REPORTER: Jack Perkins, Jack Reynolds

Reynolds, Jack;
Perkins, Jack;
Mcgee, Frank

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