chapter 1 - D&A: Chapter #1 Correlation of economy and...

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Correlation of economy and religious practices, Death and Afterlife Hadza Tribe of Northern Tanzania hunting and gathering people (immediate return economy) constantly on the move chasing game and animal edible wild plants no effort to preserve food beyond immediate consumption shallow grave, no markings quickly interred, no time to dig decent size grave pour water over shallow grave to harden the soil lay body on the side with face, facing a certain direction no place to call home facing towards general area pseudo, mental home (think holy place like israel) absence of any idea of afterlife divide up what the dead owned amongst friends and kin "Epeme" memorial dance no significance other than to remember the dead held in order to help the living cope rather than revolving around the dead Yombre Tribe of Northern Zambia ritual of birth
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course RELIGION 300 taught by Professor Obayashi during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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