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The Yanomami. The whole picture. The Yanomami. Over the last six lessons we have looked at the Yanomami Indians. We have covered everything from the where they are located to the complicated threats that are killing the Yanomami .

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The yanomami

The Yanomami

The whole picture


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The Yanomami

  • Over the last six lessons we have looked at the Yanomami Indians.

  • We have covered everything from the where they are located to the complicated threats that are killing the Yanomami.

  • Previously to studying to the Yanomami you looked at rainforest and these two studies go hand in hand with each other.


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The Yanomami

  • Located in the amazon rainforest, on the boarder of Brazil and Venezuela.

  • They live in large communal houses called shabono, that normally consist of immediate family and extended family.

  • In a world that is dominated with people who want to exploit whatever they can to profit communities and especially rainforest communities have suffered greatly.


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The Yanomami

  • There are about 20,000 indigenous people who live in these remote communities

  • The shabono houses up to 400 Yanomami and as little as 25

  • The shabono is built in clearings in the rainforest

  • Wooden beams separate the families

  • The shabono is not very durable leading to the shabono being re-built every 1 to 2 years


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The Yanomami

  • The Yanomami depend on the rainforest

  • The Yanomami are the only community in the world that practice true polygamy.

  • This means that the man can be married to more than one woman at a time.

  • Woman do gardening and bare the children while they are growing

  • The men do the heavy and hard work including hunting and rebuilding shelters


Activity

Activity

  • We conducted a brainstorm for the first lesson on this topic.

  • I need you to form the same groups and add to these posters.

  • You need to add everything you have learnt over the last few lessons.

  • You may use your ipadsor research anything to assist you in this.

  • Remember all the PowerPoint’s are provided on the wiki spaces page for you

  • You need to include facts, statistics, government laws, sketchers

  • At the end of the lesson you will present these posters.


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