By Raymond B. Hames and William T. Vickers (Auth.)
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Then she took out beer. Then he saw its blackness. " Then he gave her manioc, the kind he himself ate. Then she ate some. Then Kashiri went home (to the sky). Then her father came home and she gave him some of the manioc from Kashiri. " Thereafter they ate manioc. Although women are occasionally seen planting manioc, most often while replanting one they have harvested, manioc is primarily planted by men. One morning in October (1972), I found Javier in Juho's garden. 2 MACHIGUENGA GARDENS 43 gathering the manioc stalks (ogati) from which cuttings would be made for planting.
Kuri 33. kuro Gossypium barbadense Annona sp. Oryza sativa Hibiscus sp. Theobroma cacao Coffee arabica Allium sp Gynerium sagittatum ? Coca Peanut Sugar cane 14. intsipa 15. iratsipini ivinishi kasanL·ri kemi kepia Scientific name 7 Erythroxylon coca Arachis hypogaea Saccharum officinarum ? Inga sp. 7 7 Citrus limon ? Sedge (piri-piri) 7 7 7 Dichromena ciliata and Cyperus sp. Mentha spicata Cymbopogon citrarus Cucurbita sp. 7 7 Barbasco Barbasco Lonchocarpus sp. ) Anaesthetic Minor food Beverage, candy Leaves for steaming fish Edible fruit in pods Medicine protects males from female pollution Edible fruit Chicken feed Medicinal herb Medicinal herb Medicinal herb Minor food Leaves used in manu facture ?
Hence, the household economy of extensive horticulturalists is typically a mixture of hunting, gathering, and fishing, com bined with cultivation of a variety of crops that provide food, medicines, and materials for clothing, tools, storage containers, and other manufac tures. Despite the relative abundance of opportunities enjoyed by low-density shifting cultivators, however, they stül confront scarcity at every turn (Which are the best soils? Where is a reliable source of pure water? How far must I go to encounter game?
Adaptive Responses of Native Amazonians by Raymond B. Hames and William T. Vickers (Auth.)