Tag: remote

Nov 26 2018

Police trying to recover body of American missionary killed by remote tribe turn back to avoid attack

Ashley May USA TODAY Published 7:37 AM EST Nov 26, 2018 Indian police trying to recover the body of John Allen Chau, the American man killed while trying to tell a remote tribe “Jesus loves you,” withdrew their boat over the weekend in fear they’d be attacked.  On Saturday, a police boat about 437 yards away […]

Nov 24 2018

John Allen Chau: What we could learn from remote tribes

Media playback is unsupported on your device When American John Allen Chau was killed by an endangered tribe in India last week, it brought a renewed focus on some of the world’s most isolated people. Officials in India said Chau was a missionary keen to convert the protected Sentinelese people on the Andaman and Nicobar […]

Nov 23 2018

Diary of US evangelist reveals last days on remote island: 'You guys might think I'm crazy'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Diary of US evangelist reveals last days on remote island: ‘You guys might think I’m crazy’  wtvr.com American missionary’s death could hurt India’s ‘tribal tourism’  New York Post Kidnappings once happened on Andaman island where John Chau died. What happened next  India Today Traumatic history of isolated tribe who killed American missionary  NEWS.com.au Full […]

Nov 23 2018

American missionary killed by remote tribe leaves behind diary: 'I hope this isn't one of my last notes'

Ashley May USA TODAY Published 9:53 AM EST Nov 23, 2018 An American missionary who traveled to an off-limits remote tribe in the Bay of Bengal left behind a diary that detailed his desire to evangelize the people who killed him.  John Allen Chau, 26, was killed by arrows, police said this week, after traveling to the Andaman Islands in […]

Nov 23 2018

'You guys might think I'm crazy': Diary of US 'missionary' reveals last days in remote island

In excerpts from his journal, John Allen Chau, the American who is believed to have been killed by members of the isolationist Sentinelese tribe on a tiny, remote island in the Bay of Bengal, wrote of returning to the island to continue his attempts at conversion even after a tribesman shot at him with a […]

Nov 23 2018

A remote Indian island, its fiercely isolationist inhabitants, and the death of an American missionary

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Nov 23 2018

Police struggle to recover body of US missionary killed by remote island tribe

NEW DELHI – Indian authorities were struggling Thursday to figure out how to recover the body of an American who was killed after wading ashore on an island cut off from the modern world. John Allen Chau was killed last week by North Sentinel islanders who apparently shot him with arrows and then buried his […]

Nov 23 2018

American's doomed trip to remote island was a 'misdirected adventure,' police say

American’s doomed trip to remote island was a ‘misdirected adventure,’ police say originally appeared on abcnews.go.com Authorities said Thursday the doomed trip taken by the American man who was killed by an isolated tribe in the Andaman Islands was a “misplaced, misdirected adventure.” John Chau, 27, was killed by the indigenous Sentinelese tribe earlier this […]

Nov 22 2018

American on 'misplaced adventure' killed by hostile tribe on remote island

Jorge L. Ortiz USA TODAY Published 4:03 PM EST Nov 22, 2018 American adventurer and Christian missionary John Allen Chau followed his convictions to one of the most dangerous places on earth. The remote island’s natives are so hostile and isolated, authorities now hesitate to go in and retrieve his body. Police in India said […]

Nov 22 2018

Family extends forgiveness to tribe that killed American missionary on remote Indian island

The family of an American missionary killed by an arrow-wielding tribe on a remote Indian island says that they forgive their son’s killers. John Allen Chau, 27, was killed on North Sentinel Island, Indian police said Wednesday. The island in the Bay of Bengal is home to a tribe known for attacking outsiders with bows […]