Remote tribesman uses arrow to kill Brazil indigenous expert

A top expert on indigenous peoples in Brazil was killed by an arrow that hit him in the chest after being fired by a member of an isolated tribe in the Amazon rainforest, according to reports.

Rieli Franciscato, 56, died Wednesday in the Seringueiras region, a remote municipality in the northern state of Rondonia, according to the Brazilian government’s indigenous affairs office, FUNAI, where he worked.

FUNAI declined to say how he was killed, but witnesses said he was shot with an arrow as…

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