Lesson 3 The Yanomamo

Lesson 3 The Yanomamo - LESSON 3 The Yanomamo, People of...

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LESSON 3 The Yanomamo, People of the Amazon Rain Forest Reading Assignment: Chapter 15: “The Yanomamo: Challenges in the Rainforest.” Watch the three short film clips: The Feast, A Man Called Bee, and Ax Fight Learning Objectives: Upon completing this chapter, you should be able to discuss: Yanomamo subsistence methods and social organization The basics of Yanomamo feasting, trading, alliances, and dueling Yanomamo supernatural beliefs and healing practices Yanomamo reputation for fierceness Effect of modern gold mining on Yanomamo life Key Terms: shabono “visiting” horticulture hekura spirits Davi Kopenawa alliances shaman feasting chest-pounding duel garimpeiros Yanomamo universe indigenous Lecture Notes: The Yanomamo people are one of the most “famous” Amazonian groups, largely because of the very well known and colorful anthropologist, Napoleon Chagnon. Because they lived in a remote region of the rainforest and had cultural traditions that caused them to avoid major rivers and
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