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the yanomami's tribe

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jacqueline jaramillo

on 17 September 2012

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The Yanomami live in the rainforests and mountains of northern Brazil and southern Venezuela.
Today there are about 26,000 Yanomamis.
Studies have determinated that Yanomamis are very violent people. The Yanomami's tribe
Girls are promised to a man when they are 5 or 6 years old.
Men have more than one wife.
Abuse is common. "Yanomami" means "Human Beings" The Yanomami villages contains between 40 and 300 people. They are miles away from others. Environment and Work The Yanomami lives in Amazon rain forest, 95% live deep in forest and 5% live by large rivers.
The men hunt while the women and young children search for food. Beliefs Their nature is sacred.
Destroying nature is committing suicide.
Rituals are important.
Men use hallucinogenic/women are forbidden. Villages Family Work Resourses They hunt animals and fish.
Grow: bananas, sweet potatoes, tobacco, mangoes and others.
Spend 60% of their time hunting.
Yanomami don't need much clothing. Diseases that Yanomami suffer are:
Malaria, Tuberculosis, Parasitic infections, hepatitis and skin diseases.
Women are prostituted.
They destroy their natural environment . Does it matter/ Should we care about the Yanomami people? We think that we all should care about them because they are humans same as us.
We believe we should all respect others, respect their traditions. beliefs, values and more.
"We are Equal" By: Angelica and Jackie!(:
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