The Siriono of eastern Bolivia: A reexamination
The Siriono Indians of eastern Bolivia have one of the simplest cultures on record. In a famous ethnography, Allan Holmberg explained Siriono cultural poverty mainly with a psycho-functional model, in which the demands of the food quest were said to have prevented the elaboration of most aspects of...
|Published in:||Human Ecology : An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 5, No. 2 (1977), p. 137-154|
|Item Description:||This article is a revised version of a paper presented at the 1976 Annual Spring Meeting of the Central States Anthropological Society. I thank Professora María Eugenia Bozzoli V. de Wille for first stimulating my interest in the Siriono; Beth Dillingham for many helpful conversations while I was formulating the arguments expressed herein; and Lee Haas for bibliographic assistance. I alone am responsible for interpretative statements.|
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