Strategies of rain-forest dwellers against misfortunes: The Tsimane' Indians of Bolivia

Godoy, Ricardo; Jacobson, Marc; Wilkie, David
January 1998
Ethnology;Winter98, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p55
Academic Journal
Examines the effect of different types of misfortunes on Tsimane' Indians in Bolivia. Tsimane' Indians' prioritization of forest clearing and advances on salaries; Tsimane' Indians' poor insurance against unforeseen misfortunes; Insurance value of forests to Tsimane' Indians.


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