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ache

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A constant dull or throbbing pain.
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On the other hand, some traditional societies, faced with the exigencies of their ways of life that often involve moving from place to place and suffering recurrent famines, "starve or abandon or actively kill them." He says of "the Lapps of northern Scandinavia, the San of the Kalahari Desert, the Omaha and Kutenai Indians of North America, and the Ache Indians of tropical South America" that they "intentionally abandon an old or sick person when the rest of the group shifts camp." He reports that "old Chukchi people who submitted to voluntary death were.
government's ongoing agency and complicity in human rights violations around the world (the Salvadorans, Vietnamese, East Timorese, and Ache Indians are some of the specific populations discussed).
In Hill's analysis of Paraguay's Ache Indians, which he conducted with New Mexico coworker Magdalena Hurtado, men who killed during raids displayed an even greater advantage in fathering children than the difference that Chagnon observed among Yanomami men.