September 2 - • Food can be unpalatable • Men only...

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September 2: Film: The Hadza (African Food Foragers) The Hadza Tanzania Lake Eyasi Foraging/Hunter-gatherers 600 people Never run short of food (impala- every part used) Temporary camps- small grass huts 50 or fewer people Older children live in separate housing Women do not spend much time gathering food Men an use poison arrows and set off early Hunting an individual pursuit, though meet up beforehand Throwing disc against tree in game- wager/gamble possessions Nor rights over land- may go anywhere Only bows and arrows- must be within 25 yards Bulk of food- berries and roots Women spend not over an average of 2 hours a day gathering food
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Unformatted text preview: • Food can be unpalatable • Men only accompany when danger animals or strangers • Baobob trees- variety of foods • Men smoke a good deal when there is tobacco • Honey is very valuable (trading) • Use traded-for metal pots for cooking • During dry months- berries moreso than roots • Hadza do not paint • Move every few weeks • Small boys start learning with bows and arrows at age 2 from other boys—get own meat age 10 • Use friction to make fire • Use vultures to find kill • Like to sing and dance • Some dances sacred, others for enjoyment • 1965- Tanzanian government forced them into settlements...
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