Cultural Anthropology Final Review Questions

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Cultural Anthropology Study Guide Final Exam Life in the Andes 1. Pacha Tira:   - combination of Pacha Mama and Tirakuna 2. Runakuna/Mistikuna:   - Runakuna are the present people   - Mistikuna are outsiders that’re more European 3. Machukuna:    - the people that lived before the new sun rose   - they have ill effect on the living   - each allyu has their own 4. Tirakuna:   - the places   - the male aspect 5. Chullpa:    - a ruined tower though to house the old people (machakuna) 6. Allyu:   - community/neighborhood 7. Hallpay/kintus:    - hallpay: chewing coca   - kintus: offering of coca to others 8. Sami:   - animating essense 9. Hampi:   - medicine 10. Apu:   - highest snowy mountains / gods 11. Coca:   - leaves that are chewed or burned, used to connect the Runakuna to the Apus 12. Despacho:   - burnt offering prepared for the wellbeing of a human being 13. Trago/chichi:   - trago = low grade cane alcohol   - chicha = fermented corn beer 14. Cargo:   - position in the village 15. Compadrazgo:   - god-parenting, co-parenting 16. Reciprocity:   - key concept of the Runakuna culture   - all acts are based off of this concept; ex. trading kintus and drinking trago 17. Social hierarchy:   - by age and by the cargos completed   - also by gender 1
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Cultural Anthropology Study Guide Final Exam 18. Ayni:   - neighborly aid 19. Mink’a:   - request for labor 1.   - culture can be understood in terms of binary opposites (young/old, good/evil, light/dark, etc.)   - he studied cultural myths and saw that they were structured by binary opposites and inversions 
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ANTH 171 taught by Professor Springwood during the Fall '08 term at Ill. Wesleyan.

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