Anth notes 2

Anth notes 2 - Anth notes 2 Ethnography Australia 1. 2. 3....

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Anth notes 2 Ethnography Australia - Widely varying environment - Size of the continental US - Flattest continent except for antartica - Most of population clustered along the east and southeast coasts - Not very diverse wildlife - Temperate climate - Vast interior desserts - Tropical lowlands and Eucalyptus forests in North 1. Who are the people? Physiological adaptations 2. What is their basic economy and way of life 3. What are their technological adaptations 4. What are their basic social groups? How does their society function as an adaptation to their peculiar environment? 5. How do their religious and philosophical beliefs help them accommodate to their environment How did Australians reach Australia? - Could they have evolved? o Probably not - They walked? o Maybe, when last ice age Probably not - By boat? o Perhaps from east timor Had to have better boats back then Physiological adaptations - Largest jaw of any human pop. o
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