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Jivaro Tribe

Social Studies Gr. 6
by

Rachel l.

on 13 May 2011

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Jivaro Indigenous Tribe Food Location Equador Peru Amazon Basin Eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains Amazon River Isolated Rainforest Amazon Valley Clothing Beliefs Customs Shelter Impact From Modern Life Facts Resources Jivaro Tribe Video fierce warriors Jivaro means savage they have never been conquered Several sub tribes www.google.ca http://www.jiffynotes.com/a_study_guides/book_notes/jwec_03/jwec_03_00152.html very independant the sub tribes are constantly at war with each other large one room shelters handmade materials found in the forest no separate rooms the huts are called Jivaria large oval shaped walls simple furniture usually 10 people per house males always build the whole house built to withstand heavy rainfall made of mostly palm trees families normally stay in houses for 10 years because of
the quantity of resources in that area www.kaimi.org English men gave the
Jivaroan people rifles they now celebrate modern holidays wear western clothing to
traditional ceremonies because of deforestation, resources
have been vanishing Preventing Modern Life Impacts varied diet grown from gardens drink beer made from Cassava root wild game raised chickens nuts domestic animals
(goats, pigs, cows, etc) Christian missionaries came into the
town and influenced the villagers be environmentally friendly to save the forest participate in low impact tourism reducing pollution by being reasonable with natural resources let the tribe be less effected by tourists encourage others to research the tribe so they can learn how to help too magic
shaman can cure any problems
in the protective spirit Arutam
worship the spirit Nungai who women sing to
witchcraft
spiritual power
evil spirits
spirits inhabit animals, plants and objects
spiritual forces are responsible for real world occurances daily customs are guided by the desire of spiritual power or to evade evil spirits both genders wear plain, brown cloth recently, some women add color to the cloth woman add jewlery to clothing for ceremonies they speak Shiwar, Quechua and Jivaroan clothes are occasionally painted homewoven, durable and rugged the clothes last for many years women drape their clothes over one shoulder men wrap the cloth around their waist men wear estemat's(head band with feathers)
at ceremonies men paint their faces with dyed paint for ceremonies no tribal leaders no assigned builders so the man in the house and his friends have to build the house create shrunken skull art (tsansta) for ceremonies, men wear an ornament signifying the possesion of an arutam soul men can have more than one wife woman and men have to enter on different sides of the house when you have a big family it is something to be proud about men will never travel for more than one day they use barehand and river poisoning techniques to catch fish By Rachel www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdhvW-4izK4&feature=related http://www.everyculture.com/wc/Costa-Rica-to-Georgia/Jivaro.html http://www.indian-cultures.com/Cultures/shuar.html http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/39922000/jpg/_39922830_mozambique203ok.jpg&imgrefurl=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/5134244.stm&usg=__UD3L4t3qa_6cj9jpjNHZiQpZ8y8=&h=152&w=203&sz=9&hl=en&start=0&sig2=0B_FJsrQesLJPixXSRiheA&zoom=1&tbnid=yDnpDP1JiCVVWM:&tbnh=121&tbnw=162&ei=I2PMTdufJ4niiAL_7aGrBQ&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dzimbabwean%2Bwitch%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26rls%3Dcom.microsoft:en-ca:IE-SearchBox%26rlz%3D1I7ACAW_enCA412CA412%26biw%3D1579%26bih%3D631%26tbm%3Disch&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=1138&vpy=121&dur=1180&hovh=121&hovw=162&tx=65&ty=74&page=1&ndsp=23&ved=1t:429,r:6,s:0
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