Topics: Marriage, Arranged marriage, Child marriage Pages: 1 (428 words) Published: February 20, 2012
I chose to do the Yanomamo, they are small tribes with about 40 to 350 people to a tribe. There shelters are built with logs and poles which are dug deep into the ground which helps their place when it goes under attack. There beds are hammocks, placed on top of each other. They live in tropical forests in Brazil, they are very aggressive, when they first start off they try and handle the situation by communicating trying to resolve it, if that does not work then they got to “chest pounding duels” that’s where whom ever is into it takes turn punching each other in the chest, until the other is hurt, if that doesn’t work then they hit each other with a rock, they are followed by a benefactor, to replace the injured. They try and not lead to death. These battles occur within the limits of disloyalty, abduction, prearranged marriage, or sexual assault. Yanomamo’s are very untrustworthy, they will act like your chum, then break-in to your town. They try and gain all your trust by inviting you to their town, and wait to burglarize you when they go to their agricultural. They believe there violence comes from a cycle which cannot be broken. They are very strong against wrong doing; they don’t let their guard down. These individuals are considered the most infrequent and fascinating tribe, because you are limited interaction. When they dress it only consist of wrist brands, and a waist string, and same for woman. There lives are pretty amazing, very different from ours, I think by the way they live makes them very strong and powerful, they don’t let the outside world come and interact with them so they are living by traditions. When stuff happens like cheating it ends in divorce, if someone rapes and individual they go to prison, we get to choose who we want to marry, Yanomamo believe in violence and result to fighting for their situations. They choose who they want there daughter to marry. Kin-ship has a lot to do with this culture; they only let...
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