10.13Lecture

10.13Lecture - Teri means village or settlement o...

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Teri means village or settlement o Settlement means opening in the jungle o Called “Shabano” for Yanomano tribe o Conflict alliance = warfare Endemic Goes on all of the time Universal condition of human time Conditions of circumscription o Yanomamo, comes from the fact that they are an agricultural people Depend on a technology Slash and burn Pioneering Cutting down trees & burning them, then planting the open space that is made in the jungle o When you look from the air into the Yanomamo village, there are 200-300 people Each subunit is occupied by a man and his wife If a man is married to more than one woman, he will own more than one unit Units are matrifocal Women and offspring occupy their own living space o Fissioning o Unokai = killer Someone who has killed another person and has undergone the ritual purifications that murderers have to undergo The more times that you have killed someone, the greater
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2008 for the course ANTH 263 taught by Professor Boehm during the Fall '08 term at USC.

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10.13Lecture - Teri means village or settlement o...

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