The Big Men dont really have any power over people of their tribe but they are

The big men dont really have any power over people of

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The Big Men don't really have any power over people of their tribe, but they are influential figures that can persuade the members of the tribe to participate in something. Being a Big Man is desirable because it is a respected position within their society. In Ongka's Big Moka, do all members of the tribe like moka? How about like Ongka? ... In Ongka's Big Moka, there are two events that are disruptive to Ongka's efforts. Who was involved? What were these events specifically and how were they resolved? The Big Man of another tribe died and Ongka's tribe was blamed for his death. This was resolved by Ongka sending a peace gift. Ongka's tribe members were not participating in moka and Ongka resolved this by giving them inspirational speeches. In Ongka's Big Moka, when a neighboring tribe believed that Ongka and the Kawelka caused the death of their Big Man, how specifically does Ongka try to calm the situation? Ongka sent a special pig and a special branch used for oath making to tell the trib that it wasn't true that his tribe performed sorcery. Ongka's pig was accepted but it only smoothed over the accusation and didn't get rid of the suspicion. In Ongka's Big Moka, what did the tribe believe killed their Big Man? sorcery In Ongka's Big Moka, discuss Ongka's home life. Why did his favorite wife like and accept it when Ongka remarries again? Ongka has multiple wives mainly because it is a cultural practice that his tribe takes part in. His favorite wife accepted this because she said it was more help to keep more pigs and have more food for their family. In Ongka's Big Moka, how many wives does Ongka have at the beginning of the film? At the end? How many children does he have?
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Ongka has 4 wives and 9 children In Ongka's Big Moka, how does caring for the pigs influence the lives of the women of the Kawelka tribe? The better a wife cares for the pig, the better her reputation is. This shows that the wife is a good worker and is not worthless. Rimuovi gli annunci A soli US$ 1 al mese In Ongka's Big Moka, how do the Kawelka participate in Papua New Guinean and Australian society at large? What is the evidence of this? They participate in these societies by growing and selling coffee to companies within these societies and by using their currency. In Ongka's Big Moka, where do the Kawelka get money from? What type of currency is it? Money almost entirely comes from coffee they grow and sell. They use Australian currency. In Ongka's Big Moka, despite participation in the society at large, the Kawelka are able to maintain many aspects of their culture. Can you describe how they have been adaptive? ... In Food Inc., where does our food get produced? Who produces it? Our food is produced on farms or in factories by farmers employed by big name food companies.
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