In 2013, several unidentified aerial objects began flying over the village of Apivtxa, an indigenous tribe of Campa do Amonia, Acre state, bordering Peru. On July 24, 2014, one of these UFOs landed on the territory of the village and fired light beams at the indigenous people.
The event prompted the Indians to seek help from the National Endowment for Indigenous Peoples (FUNAI), which in turn contacted the federal police and military to help resolve the issue.
Thereafter, the Federal Police launched an investigation, as such incidents occurred frequently and continued until the end of 2014.
In 2015, the Federal Ministry of State also launched an investigation into researcher and anthropologist Carolina Comandulli's close encounter with one such UFO attack.
Also in 2015, incidents stopped in the village of Apiwtxa, but began again in 2016, this time in the indigenous tribe of Campa and Izolados do Envira, when a UFO descended and was met with a shot from a gun by one of the indigenous people, who then received a response hit by a beam of light and was hospitalized.
An investigation by Roni Verne, an engineer and explorer of unidentified aerial phenomena, culminated in the release of over 120 pages of official Brazilian government documents and over 20 minutes of video footage, including testimonies of indigenous victims, as well as UFO footage by Paula Colares, who conducted doctoral research in anthropology with the tribe. …