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A man can marry several wives, although a single wife is most common, and examples of three or more are rare. Ancestry and ethnicity in Colombia. But the consequences of regular contact were appalling. Nukak take the sweet resin from “mupabuat” Lacunal sp. As one of the migrants, Pia-pe, put it: An ” uncontacted people ” until[1] they have since lost half of their population, primarily to disease.

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This polygyny coexists with a temporal polyandry during the pregnancy in order to improve the qualities of the baby. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Please write to the Colombian government to urge them to ensure the Nukak can return to their land. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Left-wing guerrillas, right-wing paramilitaries and the Colombian army all have troops there fighting over the coca, the raw material for cocaine.

When they do not have matches or lighters, they use special wood Pausandra trianae to produce fire. The men hunt using blowguns, with darts tipped with curarea poison made from up to nukao different plants. After campaigns led by Survival and local indigenous organisations, the Colombian government created a Nukak reserve in and enlarged it in A Nukak mother and child.

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Retrieved from ” https: The groups practice a form of exchange, “ihinihat”, especially when all the resources are not in the same territory. As a result, many Nukak have been forced to flee their homes and seek refuge on the outskirts of a town called San Jose del Guaviare. Other Nukak were forced to leave at gun-point. The Nukak have already suffered the devastation of their population by malariameasles and pulmonary diseases since their contact with the New Tribes Mission and other outsiders beginning in ; [1] now, coca growers, left-wing FARC guerillasright-wing AUC paramilitaries and the Colombian army have occupied their lands.


A Financial history of the world, Penguin Books, p. They are constantly on the move, spending just a few days in any one place. Niall Ferguson cites them as an example of a hunter-gathering tribe which, hitherto ignorant of a money economy, has shown itself happy to exchange an arduous traditional life in their jungle homelands for a subsistence existence based on government handouts at the periphery of a globalized world of finance.

In order to look for a pairing, a man must have gone through an initiation lox in which he endures several penalties and difficulties, to demonstrate the fundamental abilities for the subsistence and consumes a hallucinogen Virola sp. Responses to this crisis include protests, requests for assimilation, and the suicide nukakk leader Maw-be’.

Until they practised pottery in small scale, producing a small kind of pot to take with them on their travels and a second, bigger kind, to leave as supplies in their key camping sites. After a flu epidemic and the tragic suicide of one of their spokesmen, Mao-be, the Nukak abandoned the area and went back to San Jose. Nukak Spanish speakers rare. Nukak people speak a tonal Nadahup language.

Nukak houses tend to be very light structures made of wood and palm-leaves, just enough to provide a roof to sling a hammock under. Nukak neither hunt nor eat brocket deerOdocoileus virginianus and tapirs Tapirus terrestris ; these animals are considered by them as part of the same group of origin as human beings.

They collect honey of twenty species of bees and many fruits: In the government tried to move the displaced Nukak back to the rainforest, but the chosen location, only fourteen kilometres maju San Jose, was far too small. What the Nukak want now is for the boundaries of their reserve to be respected and for them to be able to live there in peace. They make blades with the teeth of piranha, but lately they also mukak metallic ones.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Today they prefer to obtain metallic pots. The men hunt using blowguns, with darts coated with nukqk “manyi”, a poison made from different plants curares.

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They specially hunt nuakk species of monkeys Alouatta spp. Traditionally, the Nukak live in small groups, between nine and thirty people, in the very deep forest away from the rivers. Lately, part of this activity is done using cord and metal fishooks, although the Nukak, to this day, still catch their fish in the traditional way, with bow and arrow or harpoons, traps or baskets “mei”, water cages.

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Each domestic group is part of a territorial group and other groups that are established to perform specific duties like security measures, according to the different stations and situations. Each family has its own hearth, used to keep warm, cook, and to burn certain plants to keep mosquitoes away.

Because they are so mobile, they have very few possessions, and what they have is easily portable. This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat Although they were on what they considered to be their ancestral territory, their sudden arrival at Calamar created a sensation in the Colombian and international press.

In the following years, partly as a result of loggers and coca growers encroaching on their land, more and more Nukak came into contact with outsiders and many were devastated by diseases mamu as malaria and flu. These aboriginals have therefore become embroiled in Colombia’s armed conflict. Nukak are expert hunters. They collect vegetal materials like nukkak elements necessary to cover their encampments “wopyi” with leaves of Phenakospermum guyannense and palms ; to make their hammocks with fiber of the cumare palm Astrocaryum sp.

For the language, see Nukak language. Pages using deprecated image syntax “Related ethnic groups” needing confirmation Articles using infobox ethnic group with nuka parameters Articles with Spanish-language external links Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers Wikipedia articles with LCCN identifiers.

The most suitable couple is one made up by crossed cousins.