By Rosa Vallejos Yopán
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The abbreviations used in this document are listed in Appendix A. 3. 1. Victor is a well known shaman and very knowledgeable about the traditional practices of the KK (see the complete version with glosses in Appendix C). Far away she must be. Ene tɨma tamama, ya rutsu. Tɨmapuray na utsu ajan ɨpatsukuara, riaura na ra kumitsa. Tatsenura, na kumitsa. Raepetsui, na utsu napapa kakura; na tsukuri wayna kumitsa. Aytsemeka ra uwata, rayawachimutsu wepe ritamaka. Ra uwari wepe napitsarakɨra… Ikian wayna yaparachita ramɨmɨrakɨra: ta uwaritsuriay, ta uwakatsuriay awara ikian kukuna ɨpatsuka.
Later, around 1853, there were additional campaigns and projects for colonization of the 5 According to Rivas (2000), the Kokamilla split from the Kokamas around 1619. At that time, the system of haciendas was reestablished and the Kokama people were the main laborers. Thus, the KokamaKokamillas have then a long history of contact and migration, but above all of resistance to dominance and oppression. 4. The history they have gone through explains this situation. Nowadays, the language is no longer transmitted to children, and in many cases, the surviving speakers have noone with whom they can use the language on a daily basis.
In the bajiales —areas subject to annual flooding— they farm maize, peanuts, and yucca; and in the restingas —areas not subject to annual flodding— they cultivate plaintains, banana, yucca, wild potato (sachapapa), pineapple, sugarcane, papaya, etc. (FORMABIAP, 2003). Nowadays, because of the general decline of animal species, the KK have to go two to three days away from the villages to pursue hunting. 17 In some areas, hunting is carried out mostly for special celebrations, such as the anniversary of a community, and eventually involves big crews of hunters.