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Concept of Plant Foods (03:45)

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Village elder Hondon tells a story of a Nambiquara couple with an only son who loved accompanying his father hunting. He identified places in the forest that would be good for growing food; food did not yet exist.

Personal Sacrifice (07:02)

A Nambiquara youth asked his father to take his feet and draw a circle around the forest, but his father refused. The boy persisted until his father agreed to leave him for a week. The man was too upset to tell his wife.

Origin of Vegetables (09:21)

A Nambiquara man invited his wife to go hunting. They found produce growing where he had left their son in the forest; his body had generated the food. Learn which plants grew from which body parts.

Credits: The Myth of Origin of Plant Foods as Told by Village Elder Hondon (00:38)

Credits: The Myth of Origin of Plant Foods as Told by Village Elder Hondon

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The Myth of Origin of Plant Foods as Told by Village Elder Hondon

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Description

Nambiquara elder Hondon tells their traditional tale about the origin of plants. The program by anthropologist Barrie Machin is in the Nambiquara language with English translation.

Length: 22 minutes

Item#: FPT192047

ISBN: 978-1-64623-772-2

Copyright date: ©1989

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