[LMB] OT: hunting, was Men and Women

Katherine Collett kcollett at hamilton.edu
Thu Mar 5 20:52:03 GMT 2009


On Mar 5, 2009, at 10:18 AM, Harimad wrote:

> But big game?  The sort of hunt gloried by tale tellers and  
> historians?  Sheesh!  You need a large group, spread out, to find  
> it.  That's a planning, logistical, and intelligence operation.   
> Then you need to coordiante the group to go after it.  Then actually  
> coordinate to hunt it, then break down the beast into preservable  
> pieces.  That's a LOT of coordinated work.  Plus the religious  
> ceremonies before and after.

As demonstrated so well by wolves.  Well, except for the preserving.   
And maybe the religious ceremonies (or do group howls count?).

Katherine



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