ANT 102-9-24-09

ANT 102-9-24-09 - 09/24/09 Assignment Lee: "The...

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09/24/09 Assignment Lee: “The Hunters” Gathering and Hunting Societies (cont.) Political Organization- allocation ofpower and society are distributed throughout a group of people Bands no one is a full time senator and everyone is about the same to everyone, but everyone is somewhat equal, experience does count though, experts tend to be the older and more experienced of the group “Acephalous” Leadership – “headless” leadership, no one single semi-permanent head of the group, the best hunter will be the leader for that day, will be the squad leader, but only for that task, he is the expert as hunting -All people in the group have their say including women, warfare is almost unknown very peaceful and egalitatian, don’t really own any possessions, their social organization encourages peaceful cooperation, marriage to other bands Conflict their social organization encourages peaceful cooperation, marriage to other bands, when conflict happens disputing parties move away from each other
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2009 for the course ANT 102 taught by Professor Oldlady during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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ANT 102-9-24-09 - 09/24/09 Assignment Lee: "The...

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