Death at the Edge of the World

John Allen Chau’s ill-fated voyage highlights the risks facing the world’s most remote tribes

North Sentinel Island, India, as seen on March 5, 2018. Photo: DigitalGlobe/ScapeWare3d/Getty Images

By Ishaan Tharoor

O n North Sentinel Island, a spit of coral and rock in India’s far-flung Andaman and Nicobar Islands, lives one of the planet’s most isolated groups of people. They are a tribe of hunter-gatherers known as the…

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