Book

Adaptive changes in a tribal economy: a case study of the Winikina-Warao

University MicrofilmsAnn Arbor, Mich. • Published In 1973 • Pages:

By: Heinen, H. Dieter.

Abstract
This dissertation examines changes in the Winikina economy and their repercussions on social organization. A great deal of information is presented, not only on the economy but also on household composition, ceremonialism, etc.
Subjects
Acculturation and culture contact
Annual cycle
Production and supply
Organized ceremonial
Household
Kinship terminology
Kin relationships
Polygamy
Residence
Personal names
Mutual aid
Division of labor by gender
Tillage
culture
Warao
HRAF PubDate
2000
Region
South America
Sub Region
Amazon and Orinoco
Document Type
Book
Evaluation
Ethnographer-5
Analyst
Marlene Martin ; 1984
Coverage Date
1966-1971
Coverage Place
Winikina Warao, Orinoco Delta, Venezuela
Notes
Heinz Dieter Heinen
UM 73-10,431
Includes bibliographical references (p. 653-665)
Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of California, Los Angeles, 1972
LCSH
Warao Indians