Climbing the Peach Palm

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Climbing the Peach Palm
Part of the Series: Yanomamo Collection

8 mins

The ingenuity of Yanomamo technology is revealed in the climbing frame used to scale the spiny trunk of the peach palm tree. Here a young man collects the fruit for his in-laws by means of two frames, each constructed of two...

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Napoleon Chagnon, Timothy Asch
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