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

Journal of anthropological research30 • Published In 1974 • Pages: 116-138

By: Heinen, H. Dieter, Ruddle, Kenneth.

Abstract
This article examines the ecological basis and function of certain rituals in which moriche palm starch is distributed.
Subjects
Flora
Gratification and control of hunger
Organized ceremonial
Tillage
Climate
Functional and adaptational interpretations
culture
Warao
HRAF PubDate
2000
Region
South America
Sub Region
Amazon and Orinoco
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Ethnologist-5
Analyst
Marlene Martin ; John Beierle ; 1985
Coverage Date
not specified
Coverage Place
Orinoco Delta, Venezuela
Notes
H. Deiter Heinen and Kenneth Ruddle
Information on food sharing and food offered and distributed ceremonially is indexed for Gratification and Control of Hunger (261).
Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-138)
LCCN
73645054
LCSH
Warao Indians