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Describe nisas first wedding the marriage ceremony is

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5. Describe Nisa’s first wedding. 6. What is the ideal life of an adult women !Kung? 7. What is Nisa’s opinion of polygyny? 8. When do the !Kung believe conception occurs? 9. Do the !Kung practice infanticide? Explain. 10. Where and with whom to !Kung woman give birth? Is this practice beneficial? How? 11. How many births, on average, will a !Kung woman have? How many of these children will live long enough to marry? In what ways does this complicate the view that !Kung have a high quality of life? 12. How does Nisa’s description of sex differ from how you would describe it? 13. How did Nisa deal with her first pregnancy? Who impregnated her? 14. Where did Nisa give birth? 15. What happened to Nisa’s baby? It died young 16. Overall how healthy are the !Kung? 17. What is the major cause of death? Infections and parasitic diseases 18. According to the !Kung, what causes illness? The spirit world
8 19. How many of Nisa’s newborns died? From what? Three. Two from unknown sickness, one from Ch. 11-12 Women and Men / Taking Lovers (Week 9, pp.213-258)1. In terms of equality between the sexes, how do the !Kung compare to most other societies? To other foraging societies? The !Kung have more equality than other societies.

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