Art, Modification, or Mutilation
What is art?
The creative use of the human imagination to
interpret, express, and enjoy life.
From the uniquely human ability to use symbols to
give shape and significance to the physical world
for more than just a utilita
ExogamySpecifies that a person
must marry outside of a designated
group of people.
EndogamyRules that specific the
groups within which a person should
or must marry.
Kinship is linked to modes of
subsistence and reproduction
Organize People into Groups
Direct Peoples Behavior
Role in Society
Status: Ascribed vs. Achieved
Provides Security to Members of
Zuni (southwestern US)
Hijras of India (Hindu)
Some have same sex partners and
play the receptive role during
Others avoid sex and are part o