- Discuss reciprocity and its role in tribal-scale cultures. Be sure to illustrate your discussion with specific examples drawn from the small-scale cultures (using their cultural concepts/practices) presented in the first unit of the course.
- Describe and discuss the relationship between co?wives among the Masai, as shown in the film “Masai Women” and as discussed in the Bodley text and the audio lectures. Include in your discussion a comparison of the marriage practices of bride-wealth found in pastoralist cultures versus the practice of bride service found in Native Amazonian horticultural societies.
- Discuss and describe the ways in which the culture and religion of Australian Aboriginals assists them in adapting to their environment. Moving from an etic to an emic perspective discuss the meaning or significance of dkalkiri for Australian Aboriginals in their lives.