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hunter-gatherers

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  • noun Plural form of hunter-gatherer.

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Examples

  • In a famous essay, anthropologist Marshall Sahlins called hunter-gatherers “the original affluent society” because the simplicity of their material wants, needs and diet left them with so much leisure time on their hands.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • In a famous essay, anthropologist Marshall Sahlins called hunter-gatherers “the original affluent society” because the simplicity of their material wants, needs and diet left them with so much leisure time on their hands.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • In a famous essay, anthropologist Marshall Sahlins called hunter-gatherers “the original affluent society” because the simplicity of their material wants, needs and diet left them with so much leisure time on their hands.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Up until their early adulthood, they were hunter-gatherers.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • The original people, the first hunter-gatherers, say that it all comes down to hunting, cooking, and eating, which get you ready to make love.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • But there are still a few of us who, recognizing our inner state of brokenness and permanent feeling of inadequacy, want to stop being hunter-gatherers -- impressing the world with our flashy possessions -- and instead light up the world with the luminescence of our souls.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Anthony Weiner and Why Powerful Men Self-Destruct

  • He also studied the emergence of agriculture, a classic problem for researchers examining why people stopped being hunter-gatherers.

    Archaeologist Dug Beyond Artifacts

  • He later did fieldwork with hunter-gatherers in Australia and northwest Alaska, where Eskimos taught him to butcher caribou according to their traditions.

    Archaeologist Dug Beyond Artifacts

  • Trade is much older than farming: Australian aborigines used to trade stone axes for sting-ray barbs over long distances, showing that hunter-gatherers can benefit from exchange.

    For Democracy, Bet on Peas Over Pineapples

  • But there are still a few of us who, recognizing our inner state of brokenness and permanent feeling of inadequacy, want to stop being hunter-gatherers -- impressing the world with our flashy possessions -- and instead light up the world with the luminescence of our souls.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Anthony Weiner and Why Powerful Men Self-Destruct

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