forward, they even built a marriage house where the couple would live together once they are older. N!ai did not had a choice on the husband, therefore she resents him and refuses to acknowledge her husband once they stared living together, she did all of her wife duties except for sex. making their first years together difficult. The band mothers compare older girls with each other and encourage them about sex, babies, child birth and pain. The kung women don’t allow a woman who is not a mother yet cannot watch another woman give birth as they believe it gives them fear and if you fear childbirth, then you will kill your own baby in childbirth. 4.- In the 1970’s the Kung people were restricted to a specific location and were not allowed to hunt anymore, making them dependent on the food supply given to them by the white men which kept them hungry and never full. During these years the Kung people learned the value of money and the greed that comes with it. Paying for things made them realize that they could only supply for their husband and kids and no longer for the whole group, creating drama and envy from their kung people for not sharing with each other. They were no longer the group who help out each other for survival but the group who was watching what to steal from each other for their individual survival. The Kung people are no longer as they were 27 years ago.
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