Police stake out area where American killed by Andaman tribespeople (2.…
Police stake out area where American killed by Andaman tribespeople
trying to find body > American missionary
Killed by isolated tribe
Sentinelese island (Bay of Bengal)
/ any contact w outside world
Untouched by modern civilisation
Island : restricted area
Killed & burried
After 2 weeks > dug up > hung on bamboo poles (facing ocean)
2 fishermen > aproach
4. November 16th
> thrown up 2 Q?
Chau's remains be recovered?
Anyone be prosecuted?
tried reach island : spread Christianity
John Allen Chau (adventurer Washington state) > killed
Helicopter > kept its distance
Sentinelese > shot arrows at Helicopters > approached too closely in the past
Tried to approach
Sailed within 300m of island w fishermen (helped & saw Chau's body burried)
6. Criminal Case
Case must be handled w great sensitivity
registred against "unkwown tribesmen"
Sentinelse: own civilisation/world view
Indian government : does'nt want to barge in & confrontation
7. Kanchan Mukhopadhyay
"Find Chau's body = too many problems to be realistic"
"Chau = knowingly violated will, by barging in "declare Jesus"
Researcher w the Anthropological Survey of India