How Decisions Are Made in Communal Societies Read the article CLOSELY in this packet about how decisions were made in hunting and gathering societies.
It is called decentralized–in other words, there is no central, main person or group who makes and enforces the rules. EVERYONE is responsible for enforcing the social “norms” or values of the society. What are the main valuses/morals of these hunting and gathering societies according to what this article says? Read the article as many times as is necessary.
After telling us what you think the main values are, give examples based on the societies that the article talks about. Do you see that these values were also shared by the 3 cultures you learned about in the videos for this week? How so? Give examples. Videos: The Eskimo – fight for life https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OODnFvYXqYM&t=2636s Mbuti Pygmies of the Rainforest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-X5cD6jd914