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Indigenous tribe’s blood returned to Brazil after decades

Indigenous tribe’s blood returned to Brazil after decades

An indigenous tribe in the Amazon jungle has secured the return of blood samples taken from its people by American researchers in the 1960s. Thousands of samples were taken from members of the Yanomami tribe, in 1967 for genetic testing. A Yanomami shaman, Davi Kopenawa, said the blood would be buried with special prayers.

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