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The marriagebase of the domestic group, is settled after the man has formally courted the woman with accepted gifts and she has acceded to live with him. Ols are nomadic hunter-gatherers with seasonal nomadic patterns and in addition they practice a shifting horticulture in small scale.
Other Nukak were forced to leave at gun-point. 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. As one of the migrants, Pia-pe, put it: The Nukak also capture rodents Cuniculus sp.
In the government tried to move the displaced Nukak back to the rainforest, but the chosen location, only fourteen kilometres from San Jose, was far too small. 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 ;  makku, coca growers, left-wing FARC guerillasright-wing AUC paramilitaries and the Colombian army have occupied their lands.
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. At present time they do not make mirrors with the resin of Trattinickia glaziovii nor stone axes like they did in past times.
They are constantly on the move, spending just a few days in any loos place.
In certain special occasions different groups join, after they practice a special ritual, “entiwat”, in which the groups dance face to face, striking and verbally injuring each other until the ritual reaches a climatic moment in which they all embrace, weeping while they remember their ancestors and express affection.
An ” uncontacted people ” until they have since lost half of their population, primarily to disease. The groups practice a form of exchange, “ihinihat”, especially when all the resources are not in the same territory. 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. Each family has its own hearth, used to keep warm, cook, and to burn certain plants to keep mosquitoes away.
If the woman still lives in the home of the father, the gifts must include him. Also they use javelins of Socratea exorrhiza palm wood to hunt two species of peccaries Tayassu pecari and T.
Parallel cousins marriage is forbidden, that being the reason why each man looks for a suitable woman in groups where his maternal sisters and aunts are married and therefore the unmarried are eligible. The Nukak eat several species of fish, like Hoplias sp. 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.
This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat Retrieved 31 March Nukak neither hunt nor eat brocket deerOdocoileus virginianus and tapirs Tapirus terrestris ; these animals are considered nukzk them as part of the same group of origin as human beings. This polygyny coexists with a temporal polyandry during the pregnancy in order to improve the qualities of the baby.
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Left-wing guerrillas, right-wing paramilitaries and the Colombian army all have troops there fighting over the coca, the raw material for cocaine. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Nukak Spanish speakers rare.
Traditionally, the Nukak live in small groups, between nine and thirty people, in the very deep forest away from the rivers. The men hunt using blowguns, with darts coated with llos “manyi”, a poison made from different plants nukakk. Ina group of nearly 80 Nukak left the jungle and sought assimilation along with cultural preservation. 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.
Today they prefer to obtain metallic pots.