Subsistence, ecology, and social organisation among
the Hunzakut: a high-mountain people in the Karakorams
Published in: The Eastern anthropologist -- Vol. 46, no.
The Eastern anthropologist -- Vol. 46, no.
Lucknow, India: Ethnographic and Folk Culture
Society, 1993. 145-170 p.
By line: M. H. Sidky
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
HRAF, 2000. Computer File
Functional and adaptational interpretations (182);
Cultural identity and pride (186);
Linguistic identification (197);
Annual cycle (221);
Hunting and trapping (224);
Domesticated animals (231);
Pastoral activities (233);
Animal by-products (237);
Cereal agriculture (243);
Environmental quality (318);
Community structure (621);
Chief executive (643);
External relations (648);
This paper discusses the social and economic
organizations of the Burusho of Hunza, northern Pakistan. It argues that the
socioeconomic organizations of the Hanzakut people are shaped by a unique
combination of production strategies they needed to pursue for surviving in this
resource-poor and harsh high-mountain enviroment.
Document ID: av07-009
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