NUkak tribe love story

NUkak tribe love story

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  • Something spoken in Nukak Maku  (Nukaks language)
  • They don't have a place that they can trully call their own without fear of outside world
  • Northern Columbia, some jungle region that lies between the Guaviare and Inirida rivers.
  • Suddenly our cameraman fell in love with one local girl
  • The Nukak tribe avoided almost all regular contact with outsiders until 1988
  • They use a blowgun and poison darts to shoot what lives above the jungle floor and javelins for what scurries across it. They avoid killing deer and tapirs, which they see as closely related to humans.
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  • The Nukak eat several species of fish. Also they collect honey of twenty species of bees and many fruits
  • They are jungle nomads. At any moment, they can roll up their hammocks and carry their possessions to the next camp
  • The Nukak's remote rainforest has been overrun by colonists growing coca for the lucrative cocaine trade. Now many Nukak have fled their land after becoming cought up in the violence of Colombias civil war.
  • He listened to her story about her loss - a brother who was involved into civil war few years ago. She knew spanish by self - education with some of injured soldiers. She has also tried to learn some history and chemistry by herself, and after that she dreams to see the whole world.
  • He decided to take her with. It was pretty reckless, but he was sure that it was necessary. He felt that this idea has captured his mind. No one has accepted his decision, and so he decided to act alone. It was the beginning of their big adventure.
  • Today they are fighting for justice and peace of her homeland. They have already brought quite a half of the seized area back. Everything begins to revive...
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