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Adaptive Responses of Native Amazonians by Raymond B. Hames and William T. Vickers (Auth.)

By Raymond B. Hames and William T. Vickers (Auth.)

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Children's toy Edible fruit, palm heart Edible fruit Edible fruit Minor legume Minor legume Edible fruit Major root crop Root crop, relative of arrowroot Serving bowls Purple flower for "sun to look at" Edible nut See pamoko Edible fruit Typing fiber Water jugs Any small, sweet fruit with a seed tuberosus ? 59. 4 Continued Machiguenga name Common name ? 65. shimanteki 66. shimasheri 67. shinki 68. shinti 69. shirina 70. 71. 72. 73. shovnaki tamviapini imfi tere/co 74. fiuana 75. is/garo 76. 77.

7. nonkogakerora kametiri kipatsi—"I select good land" nonkarasetakerora—"I clear it" nompotakerora—"I bum it" nompankitakerora—"I plant it" nontsamaitakotakerora—"I cultivate (weed) it" nogakerora shinki—"I harvest maize" nompireatakerora nogakerora ovatsa nogakemparora—"I cut and harvest manioc" 8. nompankitairo pashini sekatsi—"I replant manioc" 9. tera nompankitairo aikyiro—"I will not plant any more" We shall proceed to examine each phase of this process more carefully. Then, we shall attempt to characterize the average horticultural behavior of a typical Machiguenga settlement.

Theobroma cacao Coffee arabica Allium sp Gynerium sagittatum ? Coca Peanut Sugar cane 14. intsipa 15. iratsipini ivinishi kasanL·ri kemi kepia Scientific name 7 Erythroxylon coca Arachis hypogaea Saccharum officinarum ? Inga sp. 7 7 Citrus limon ? Sedge (piri-piri) 7 7 7 Dichromena ciliata and Cyperus sp. Mentha spicata Cymbopogon citrarus Cucurbita sp. 7 7 Barbasco Barbasco Lonchocarpus sp. ) Anaesthetic Minor food Beverage, candy Leaves for steaming fish Edible fruit in pods Medicine protects males from female pollution Edible fruit Chicken feed Medicinal herb Medicinal herb Medicinal herb Minor food Leaves used in manu­ facture ?

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