yanomami essay 1

The Yanomami

Please read the following articles:

The Yanomami

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Then view the following videos:

Case Study: Yanomami and the Evolution of a Culture

Yanomami: Straddling Two Worlds (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.Yanomami: Straddling Two Worlds

Yanomami: From Machetes to Mobile Phones (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.Yanomami: From Machetes to Mobile Phones

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After reading about their unique culture, compose a summary of their social, political, and economic characteristics according to the outline below.

What is life like among the Yanomami? (20 points)

Describe the social life of the Yanomami? (20 points)

Describe the political system of the Yanomami? (20 points)

What is the basis of their economic system? What is of most value to them? (20 points)

What might be done to help avoid the destruction of their environment and their way of life? (20 points)