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John Allen Chau, a Christian missionary was killed after he was greeted with arrows as a substitute of goodwill after he trespassed on a distant island protected by Indian Law. His ill-fated try at spreading the phrase of Jesus to the endangered Sentinelese tribe which inhabits the distant location has people on Twitter saying oh properly as a substitute of feeling sorry for him.
Not right now colonizer.
The Washington Post reported that Chau knew his journey to the island was forbidden however was hell-bent on attending to as what he described in his diary as “Satan’s final stronghold” would most likely be his final. He was absolutely conscious of how violent the tribe reacted to his undesirable go to and made quite a few makes an attempt to succeed in the island which is roughly the scale of Manhattan.
The Sentinelese is the one remaining endangered tribe on the island which was additionally residence to a different Andaman tribe known as the Jawra that was worn out by illness after British colonial occupation. Since then, the Sentinelese individuals are very adamant about being left alone and can violently react to anybody making an attempt to go to the island and rightfully so. Being that they’ve been remoted for therefore lengthy, they haven’t any immunity to widespread diseases just like the flu and measles.
Chau’s demise is sparking some dialog with some ridiculously calling him a martyr whereas most consider he received what he deserved when he stepped foot on that island. It’s clear Jesus didn’t have his again and doubtless tried to warn him with earlier failed makes an attempt to succeed in the Sentinelese’s residence. Now his corpse will stay there as there isn’t any approach for it to be retrieved.
You can peep the response to Chau’s try at being Christoper Columbus that ended up in him being showered in arrows under.