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10-10-18 Quiz – 17 th October Kinship classification Descent Residence Residence: Neolocal – living separately from parents Patri-local – living with the man’s family Matri-local – living with the woman’s family Descent: Patrilineal – men’s control, property, dominance through inheritance Matrilineal – women’s control, property, dominance through inheritance Ambi-lineal – both side inheritance, equal property, equal say 10-11-18 Agency? Sovereingty These are the three degrees where some kind of progress is being made - Land claims - Tourism - Craft production Effects of Modernity Shabeers – alcoholic drink Ju/ hoansi women are benefitting from these beers as they are the dominant ones Women’s sector is the one that is highly respected in their culture, they are strong Cultural genocide LAND CLAIM BAASSKAP – boss-ship, domination, white supremacy - referred to the domination by white Afrikaners of South Africa reproduction of colonial relations having a land base – power TOURISM Tourism is the driving force
Those people were hired for blankets and beads Started being paid in cash They realised that some of them were getting a better leadership role in tourism They reproduce their culture by dancing and painting themselves and perform them in front of tourists (white people). They also started showing their healing rituals. They are prevented from being able to join high position jobs CRAFT PRODUCTION The best option for them, since there are international markets for the crafts that they produce Best way to earn good money Something they are best at – they are celebrating their culture through designing these crafts 10-15-18 1. Seasonal availability Once the resources used up – they might be able to stay in the area for less time, then they would have to move to another area because earlier land was used up. this goes on If you have been able to domesticate plants, you can live there. You can intensively exploit area 2. How does mobility affect the group size? - Social factors - Could divide because of conflicts - For ju'hoansi, its all about moving around waterholes - Dry season is difficult and settlement is difficult - Sometimes people split up according to availability of resources They occasionally turn to capital punishment, according to the severity of the problem 3. Ridicule 4. Forms of conflict - Verbal - Physical fight - Deadly fight 5. Band width – how far to take a verbal confrontation 6. Fictive kinship – not biologically or blood related, but related in other way – godfather, uncle, aunt 10-22-18 Extra credit - compare two cultures - religion / gender / bollywood Cluster housing Tiyospaye - broad family - search cause not sure Fema - federal emergency something Watch pine ridge - about 4 families
Poverty porn - 10-24-18 Lakota – Plains Indian New techniques for hunting and fighting Within just 20 years, their society has changed a lot because of their learning of new steal acts, fighting techniques Society has benefited from technological advancement

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