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Unformatted text preview: culture? It seems strange that they say they know so much about the Yanomami yet something as significant as this went unknown. Despite circumstances in the past, the issue still arises as to what needs to be done. The Yanomami have adamantly expressed that they want the blood to be returned and the institutions have all said, in writing, that they would return the blood. What is the hold up? The Federal University of the State of Para was able to successfully give the blood back to the Yanomami. This proves that giving it back is possible. This issue needs to be viewed as a learning experience for both parties. Anthropologists need to be aware of how they are influencing a group of people. The people also need to be educated on the basics of the study. In the future all cultural aspects need to be taken into consideration for exchanges of this nature. Letter C, Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2010 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Stiles during the Fall '09 term at Nevada.
- Fall '09