Yanomamo: The Fierce People Summary
Napoleon Chagnon

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Yanomamo: The Fierce People Summary

Superstitions play a major role in the daily lives of the Yanomamo people. Infant mortality rates are high and it is generally accepted that all unexplained deaths are the result of evil spirits. More specifically, it is often believed that someone sends those evil spirits. To achieve revenge, tribe members send out evil spirits of their own.

Napolean A. Chagnon is an anthropologist who spends several years during multiple visits to the Yanomamo...

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