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They are constantly on the move, spending just a few days in any one place. A Nukak mother and child. Today they prefer to obtain metallic pots. After campaigns led by Survival and local indigenous organisations, the Colombian government created a Nukak reserve in and enlarged it nuka Other Nukak were forced to leave at gun-point.

The men hunt using blowguns, with darts tipped with curarea poison made from up to five different plants. These aboriginals have therefore become embroiled in Colombia’s armed conflict. The Nukak eat several species of fish, like Hoplias sp. They also use a very sophisticated technique that has been reported in several nkak.

In order to look for a pairing, a man must have gone through an initiation ritual in which he endures several penalties and difficulties, to demonstrate the fundamental abilities for the subsistence and consumes a hallucinogen Virola sp. As a result, many Nukak have been forced to flee their nuksk and seek refuge on the outskirts of a town called San Jose del Guaviare.

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They make blades with the teeth of piranha, but lately they also use metallic ones. 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 nuka and many were devastated by diseases such as malaria and flu. For the language, see Nukak language. If the woman still lives in the home of the father, the gifts must include him.


Ina group of nearly 80 Nukak left nuksk jungle and sought assimilation along with cultural preservation. An ” uncontacted people ” until[1] they have since lost half of their population, primarily to disease. Nukak are expert hunters. Left-wing guerrillas, right-wing paramilitaries and the Colombian army all have troops there fighting over the coca, the raw material for cocaine.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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. They specially hunt several species of monkeys Alouatta spp. 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.

As one of the migrants, Pia-pe, put it: Views Read Edit View history. 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.

Each family has its own hearth, used to keep warm, cook, and to burn certain plants to keep mosquitoes away. The groups practice a form of exchange, “ihinihat”, especially when all the resources are not in the same territory. The Nukak also capture rodents Cuniculus 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. Retrieved 31 March Ancestry and ethnicity in Colombia. Retrieved from ” https: Nukak people speak a tonal Nadahup language. Lately, part of this activity is done using cord and metal fishooks, although the Nukak, makj 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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Please write to the Colombian government to urge them to ensure the Nukak can return to their land. But the consequences of regular contact were appalling. 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.

This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat A man can marry several wives, pos a single wife is most common, and examples of three or more are rare.

This polygyny coexists with a temporal polyandry during the pregnancy in order to improve the qualities of the baby. 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.

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Each domestic group is part mamu a territorial group and other groups that are established to perform specific duties like security measures, according to the different stations and situations. 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.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Responses to this crisis include protests, requests for assimilation, and the suicide of leader Maw-be’. 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.