Extinct: Andaman tribe’s extermination complete as last member dies – Survival International

Boa Sr, Last of the Great Andamanese of the Andaman Islands

Boa Sr was the oldest of the Great Andamanese, who now number just 52. Originally ten distinct tribes, the Great Andamanese were 5,000 strong when the British colonized the Andaman Islands in 1858. Most were killed or died of diseases brought by the colonizers.

via Extinct: Andaman tribe’s extermination complete as last member dies – Survival International.

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