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Mbuti Tribe

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WHY DO THEY MOVE FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER
DIANE WILLIAMS
ANT101 INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL
INSTRUCTOR ROBERT MOON
REFERENCE
CULTURE SOCIETIES CHAPTER 3
JSTOR AMERICAN ANTHROCPOLOGIST
CULTURAL SURVIVAL HTTP://WWW. CULTURAL SURVIVAL.ORG/OURPUBLICATIONS/CSQ./ARTICLE/THE-MBUTI-NORTHWEST-ZAIRE
TURNBALL C.M (1961) THE FOREST PEOPLE
NEW YORK SIMON & SCHUSTER, SAH/MS, M.D 1965 ON THE SOCIOLOGY OF PRIMITIVE EXCHANGE. IN BANTON,M.(end) ,THE RELEVANCE OF MODELS FO SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY,TAVISTOCK PUBLICATIONS PP.139-236
WWW.LANDISLIVE.ORG/SPECIAL/MBUTI SECOND

AUGUST 20, 2011

        Mbuti people move to collect honey and fruit they built a hut in one day the material can be found anywhere. They built a hut only temporary not permanent once they move out anyone can move in
          Technology in forager societies it is very simple but effective, it requires knowledge to find and fashion the appropriate tools. The most basic tool is the “digging stick” use by woman to dig up roots products such as tubers. Items that hunter uses included spears, bows, arrows, and blowpipe the product of a blowpipe. The first thing they need to know is where to find the best tree he then has to cut the tree down and process it.
            An mbuti forager extracts poison from a plant for his blowpipe-quiver- they are most popular and professional rank among the most well describe foraging groups extant in the ethnographic record the most obvious threat to the mbuti’s traditional way of life comes from the destruction of the forest and depletion of its food resources. This drastically reduces the far gaining power mbuti woman have trading in the villagers  
          Commercial logging has been responsible for the destruction of forest. Some are the logging is good because it help them maintain their gardens.
There are no cattle in the forest due to tsetse flies, there is a high demand of meat in growing population centers, which cannot be met by domesticated sources forest...

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