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Tom Kellie

Inter-group Violence of Holocene West Turkana Hunter-gatherers

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http://www.nature.com/articles/nature16477.epdf



~ This letter published in Nature explains the significance of 10,000 year-old human remains found near Nataruk in Kenya's West Turkana region. Both male and female remains were found as well as children.



The trauma evidence was consistent with inter-group violence, a micro-scale precursor to war. That such violence occurred among members of a foraging society may reflect intense pressure to obtain relatively scarce resources.


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Very interesting! Thanks for sharing this Tom!

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