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By Jerry K. Jacka
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... cosmology ritual spirits warfare tribal fighting ...
Book Chapter

By Jerry K. Jacka
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... without the vital life force of grease. With the increase in tribal fighting, the spirits of deceased warriors roam in ever greater numbers, preventing people from settling and farming on lands where enemies have died, thereby further truncating social flexibility in Porgera. cosmology ritual...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... to obtain wage-paying jobs turn to tribal fighting in order to extort money from groups who receive mining benefits. Porgerans refer to tribal fighting as “working in the life market,” as people with no possibility of wage labor sell the only thing the market demands: their very lives. labor...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... in lower altitude zones. At the same time, though, there is a counterdiscourse of antiwork whereby young men who are unable to obtain wage-paying jobs turn to tribal fighting in order to extort money from groups who receive mining benefits. Porgerans refer to tribal fighting as “working in the life market...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... force of grease. With the increase in tribal fighting, the spirits of deceased warriors roam in ever greater numbers, preventing people from settling and farming on lands where enemies have died, thereby further truncating social flexibility in Porgera. cosmology ritual spirits warfare tribal...