Heinen, H. Dieter. Ecology, ritual and economic organization in the distribution of palm starch among the Warao of the Orinoco Delta

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Title: Ecology, ritual and economic organization in the distribution of palm starch among the Warao of the Orinoco Delta

Published in: Journal of anthropological research -- Vol. 30

Published By: Journal of anthropological research -- Vol. 30 Albuquerque, N.Mex.: University of New Mexico, 1974. 116-138 p.: ill., map

By line: H. Deiter Heinen and Kenneth Ruddle

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Warao (SS18)

Subjects: Flora (137); Gratification and control of hunger (261); Organized ceremonial (796); Tillage (241); Climate (132); Functional and adaptational interpretations (182);

Abstract: This article examines the ecological basis and function of certain rituals in which moriche palm starch is distributed.

Document Number: 23

Document ID: ss18-023

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-138) Information on food sharing and food offered and distributed ceremonially is indexed for 261

Field Date: 1966-1973

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Marlene Martin ; John Beierle ; 1985

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Orinoco Delta, Venezuela

LCSH: Warao Indians

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