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Unformatted text preview: 2. Many things will be unique to the BaMbuti. 3. We will get a good general overview for how foraging societies function. The BaMbuti 13. Average height of 4.5 feet 14. Congo rain forest 7. Inhospitable 8. Always damp and dark 9. Dangerous 15. Small bands of 6-7 families Social Order 16. Small bands 17. No laws 18. No chief 19. Kin relations 20. Successful hunters 21. Ridicule 22. Avoidance 23. Ostracism Survival 0. Cooperative hunting 1. Seasonal migrations 2. Intimate knowledge of environment 3. Kinship 0. Young 1. Elderly & sick 2. Sharing 4. Sexual division of labor 3. Men hunt and perform rituals 4. Women gather, cook, maintain huts, child care End of Foraging 24. Environmentally marginal areas 25. No fully traditional or full-time foragers left 26. Spread of agriculture = decline of foraging...
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- Fall '06