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The most suitable couple is one made up by crossed cousins. Ancestry and ethnicity in Colombia.

They are nomadic hunter-gatherers with seasonal nomadic patterns and in addition they practice a shifting horticulture in small scale. If the woman still lives in the home of the father, the gifts must include him. Because lox are so mobile, they have very few possessions, and what they have is easily portable.

The groups practice a form of exchange, “ihinihat”, especially when all the resources are not in the same territory. They collect honey of twenty species of bees and many fruits: 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.

A Nukak mother and jaku. The Nukak eat several species of fish, like Hoplias sp. Nukak houses tend to be very nuka structures made of wood and palm-leaves, just enough to provide a roof to sling a hammock under.

If the woman accepts, she settles down in the encampment of the man and if they have a child then they are considered a formal pair, which establishes mutual relations of kinshipexpressed in rights and duties of reciprocity.

Nukak Spanish speakers rare. They are constantly on the move, spending just a few days in any one place. Ina group of nearly 80 Nukak left the jungle and sought nnukak along with cultural preservation. The men hunt using blowguns, with darts coated with curare “manyi”, a poison made from different plants curares.


Also they use javelins of Socratea exorrhiza palm wood to hunt two species of peccaries Nykak pecari and T.

mmaku Please write to the Colombian government to urge them to ensure the Nukak can return to their land. Nukak take the sweet resin from “mupabuat” Lacunal sp. The men hunt using blowguns, with darts tipped with curarea poison made from up to five different plants. 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Responses to this crisis include protests, requests for assimilation, and the suicide of leader Maw-be’. The Nukak also capture rodents Cuniculus sp. This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat At present time they do not make mirrors with the resin of Trattinickia glaziovii nor stone axes like they did in past times.

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 Jukak paramilitaries and the Colombian army have occupied their lands.

Retrieved 31 March They specially hunt several species of monkeys Alouatta spp. This polygyny coexists with a temporal polyandry during the pregnancy in order to improve the qualities of the baby. An ” uncontacted people ” until[1] they have since lost half of their population, primarily to disease.

They also use a very sophisticated technique that has been reported in several cultures.


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They make blades with mau teeth of piranha, but lately they also use metallic ones. Pages using deprecated image syntax “Related ethnic groups” needing confirmation Articles using infobox ethnic group with image parameters Articles with Spanish-language external links Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers Wikipedia articles with LCCN identifiers. When they do not have matches or lighters, they use special wood Pausandra trianae to produce fire.

In the government tried to nukka the displaced Nukak back to the rainforest, but the chosen location, only fourteen kilometres from San Jose, was far too small. Nukak people speak a tonal Nadahup language. A man can marry several wives, although a single wife is most common, and examples of three or more are rare.

Nukak – Survival International

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. The marriagebase of the domestic group, is settled after the nuakk has formally courted the woman with accepted gifts and she has acceded to live jukak him.

A Financial history of the world, Penguin Books, p. They collect vegetal materials like the 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.

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.