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How can monkeys be both eaten as food and nurtured as children? Her research reveals that monkeys play a vital role in Guajá society, ecology, economy, and religion. In Guajá animistic beliefs, all forms of plant and animal life—especially monkeys—have souls and are woven into a comprehensive kinship system.
Kinship with Monkeys
The Guajá Foragers of Eastern Amazonia
Series:Historical Ecology Series
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS