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On Assignment: Ann Curry learns blowgun techniques from Amazon tribesman

Rock Center

NBC News’ Ann Curry journeyed deep into the Amazon Rainforest to a village called Bomeno in Ecuador. Bomeno is home to the rarely seen people of the Waorani Tribe. The tribe and the rainforest they call home is increasingly being threatened by environmental damage caused by oil drilling.  One of the tribesman showed Curry how to use a blow gun, a survival tool used by the tribe. 

Learn more about the groups in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest

Editor's Note: Click here to watch Ann Curry's full report from Ecuador that aired Friday, May 3, 2013 at 10pm/9c on NBC's Rock Center with Brian Williams.