Example sentences for: amerindians

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  • There are indications that South American Amerindians were aware of animal behaviour in relation to smells.

  • The following section attempts to reframe the ethnomedicinal data in terms of bioscientific concepts and methods; or to establish whether symbolic aspects of healing (social support, belief systems) are of greater relevance [ 1 14 ] . The symbolic aspects of the plant use are very similar to those of the South American Amerindians and modern hunters may be unknowingly using the traditions of the original Amerindian inhabitants of Trinidad and Tobago.

  • Various rituals were performed by the Amerindians in Guyana before a hunt [ 20 ] . These rituals included plants called 'beenas', which acted as charms to entice any object or desire wanted, including making the capture of game certain.

  • Additionally there are records of a specific ant that was given to dogs by Guyanese Amerindians in order to make them good hunters [ 21 ] . Amerindians also named their hunting dogs after ants and a wasp called "warribisi" that caught prey.

  • Beenas were used because there was an ancient almost forgotten belief that plants possessed associated spirits [ 21 ] . In addition to the plant use of the Guyanese Amerindians, ants and other insects were made to bite the nostrils of the hunting dog.


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