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Unformatted text preview: mutilation of children that has so far been seen in the South American Andes. According to the article, the Muchik people might have believed, according to their faith, that children were conduits to communicate with the supernatural, and began the blood-shedding rituals as a sacrifice to their gods. This archeological find is arguably important to the understanding of lifestyle and culture of ancient civilizations. Roach, John. ""Chilling" Child Sacrifices Found at Prehistoric Site". National Geographic Daily News 23 Dec 2010. 22 Jan 2011 http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/12/101223-child-sacrifices-bloodletting-archaeology-science/...
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