I can remember when the Nuer and the Dinka were two related tribes in southern Sudan wetlands that periodically raided each other, using spears, and we anthropologist were the only ones who heard of…Continue
I can remember when the Nuer and the Dinka were two related tribes in southern Sudan wetlands that periodically raided each other, using spears, and we anthropologist were the only ones who heard of them (plus some of our students). And I recall an article back in the 60s or 70s that argued that they were really a single tribe (something like "The Nuer are Dinka"). Now they have modern weapons and can kill many more of each other over national political power and resources in Africa's most…See More
connecting ppl in India, connecting ppl interested in India... :)Hope that the interactions are as diverse as India. You can discuss anthropology/social sciences about India, on India, from India & much more..See More
Kinship refers to relations between individuals who are in relationships either by descent or marriage (and in some occasions fictive kinship).A field that is now ignored by researchers and scholars, despite it's use for areas like gender studies.
Dear Howard, If Iremeber right I was wit the Raj Gonds in 1977 & 8. Furer Haimendorf was back in Utnoor in Adilabad and I was in Ginnedhari in Asifabad Taluq. I think that we made the film with the BBC Anthropology unit in 1779. I DO HAVE A DISTANT MEMORY THAT I CANNOT QUITE PLACE OF HAVING MET YOU AT SOME STAGE IN CHENNAI, THEN MADRAS. It would be loely to be in touch again. My email is now email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Do please contac m,e direct so we can pick up on each other.