[Video] Secrets of the Tribe

The fact that the Yanomamö live in a chronic state of warfare is reflected in their mythology, ceremonies, settlement pattern, political behavior, and marriage practices.
- Napoleon Chagnon (Yanomamö: The Fierce People, 1968:3)

Is this what has come of us? Can't we do better than that? People talking and talking, and citing and citing, and publishing and publishing ... We need to be asking: are we answering questions, or are we just peacocks parading about in all of our show?
- Robert Borofsky, 1:23:35

Other resources:
Comprehensive coverage of the Yanomamo scandal and its impact on anthropology (Douglas Hume)
Anthropologists Behaving Badly: Jose Padilha's 'Secrets of the Tribe' Does Some Digging of Its Own (Shari Kizirian)
Retrospection: AAA rescinds acceptance of the El Dorado Task Force Report (Michael Fischer)
Yanomami Referendum (Savage Minds)


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