Nukak Maku : News Photo

Nukak Maku

The Nukak people, nomadic hunter-gatherers from Amazonia violently driven out of their jungle territories, live in a refugee camp close to San Jose del Guaviare, Colombia, 4 September 2009. Now, roughly cut off their original tribal lifestyle, they stuck between worlds. They learn from the (mainly Christian) aid workers to use clothes, to listen to the radio, to beg for money. Although their digestion suffer, they love to eat sweets, cookies and other western food. They have hunted out all the animals around and now there is nothing left for them. Nukak can not return to the jungle, their world has already passed through an irreversible change.
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The Nukak people, nomadic hunter-gatherers from Amazonia violently driven out of their jungle territories, live in a refugee camp close to San Jose del Guaviare, Colombia, 4 September 2009. Now, roughly cut off their original tribal lifestyle, they stuck between worlds. They learn from the (mainly Christian) aid workers to use clothes, to listen to the radio, to beg for money. Although their digestion suffer, they love to eat sweets, cookies and other western food. They have hunted out all the animals around and now there is nothing left for them. Nukak can not return to the jungle, their world has already passed through an irreversible change.
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December 03, 2012
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The Nukak people nomadic huntergatherers from Amazonia violently... News Photo 157778965Amazon Rainforest,Amazon Region,Colombia,Conflict,Geographical Locations,Horizontal,Nomadic People,People,Rainforest,Refugee Camp,San Jose del Guaviare,Tropical RainforestPhotographer Collection: Moment © 2009 Jan SochorThe Nukak people, nomadic hunter-gatherers from Amazonia violently driven out of their jungle territories, live in a refugee camp close to San Jose del Guaviare, Colombia, 4 September 2009. Now, roughly cut off their original tribal lifestyle, they stuck between worlds. They learn from the (mainly Christian) aid workers to use clothes, to listen to the radio, to beg for money. Although their digestion suffer, they love to eat sweets, cookies and other western food. They have hunted out all the animals around and now there is nothing left for them. Nukak can not return to the jungle, their world has already passed through an irreversible change.