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Tasadays (Part 3) #463952

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 09, 1972
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(Studio) Tasadays are tribe of Stone Age cave dwellers discovered in dense jungle of Philippine Island of Mindanao.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Mindanao, Philippines) Tasadays venture into forest for food, but return to caves at night. Not hunters or farmers, but gatherers of food in streams. Absence of salt in diet noted. Hunter of nearby tribe, discovered Tasadays and has influenced them, giving them knives and cloth. Stone axes still used. Carlos Fernadez, Panamin anthropologist, wins confidence of tribe, a happy people who only wish to remain undisturbed.
REPORTER: Jack Reynolds

Reynolds, Jack;
Utley, Garrick

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