Jivaro Tribe Research Paper

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Who are the people and where do they live The Jivaros are a tribe of people from the Andes mountains, located at Ecuador Peru on the eastern slopes of the Andes mountain. The name “Jivaro” was given to these people by Spanish conquerors in 1519, they’re also referred to as Shuar.This tribe is very well known for their head hunting and shrinking these heads from their hunts. This had been previously carried out by many cultures throughout the world, such as Qin dynasty in ancient China, they’d do this to the defeated enemies heads and wear these heads around their waist. This is intended to terrorise and demoralise their enemies, and in the Jivaro tribe it is like a victory trophy. The Jivaro tribes speak Jivaroan, which has many version of

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