APPENDIX A: LIST OF ARTIFACTS
AND THEIR FUNCTIONS

SHELTER
Community house or clanhouse (ro˙ré). Material: framework of hardwood poles and plaited palm leaves; framework made by men, leaves plaited by women; used for shelter and sleeping purposes by all members of community.
Palm leaf screen (nɖtɛ + ̂). Material obtained by men but screen made by women; used to cover doorway of house at night and in bad weather; also used to screen fireplace and as protection against sun and rain.
Community fireplace.1 Made by men and tended by women; used to keep house warm and as source of fire for family cooking places.
Latrine (dɔmɛținɑ'). A hollowed log; made by men but cleaned by women; used by men and women.
Broom (ɔ˙istɑvə'tö). Made of chambira palm leaf ribs; made and used by women to clean house.
Seat. Short log cut by men and used as seat by all when at work or at meals.
Hunting hut (hinro˙ré). Small lean-to shelter made of plaited palm leaves; made and used by hunters in the forest; some are more elaborate and have three walls and roof.
Farming hut. Small lean-to shelter made of plaited palm leaves; made and used by men in fields distant from house; also used for storing crops.
Menstrual hut (hinsɔntɑ'). Palm leaf shelter made by women; used by girls during first menstrual period.
Birth hut (sɔntɑ'). Palm leaf shelter constructed between saplings; used by woman in labor.

SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS
Hammock (n˙ɛ + ̂). Made of knitted chambira yarn; fiber and hammocks made by women; used by all for sleeping in house; vary in size for adults and children.
Palm leaf matting. Made by women; serves as bed among clans near Marañon River.
Mosquito netting. Obtained in trade; used by all as protection while sleeping on mats.
Tapa cloth mat (kɔtɛrɑvü'). Made of bark of capinuri tree, by women; used by hunters as floor covering when spending night away from house; also used by women in labor in special birth hut.
Animal-skin pillow (hɑ˙nɑmí). Made of nutria hide, by men; serves as pillow on men's hunting trips.

COOKING AND EATING UTENSILS
Family fireplace (ɑ˙funsí). Made of crossed, hardwood sticks, by men; used by women to prepare family meals outside house.
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Where no native term is listed, either the information was not solicited or natives could give no specific word for the object.

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  • Title Page 3
  • Preface 5
  • Contents 7
  • Illustrations 10
  • Phonetic Key 13
  • Introduction 14
  • Technical Culture 30
  • Non-Technical Culture 70
  • Appendix A: List of Artifacts and Their Functions 113
  • Appendix B: Yagua Vocabulary 118
  • Bibliography 129
  • Index 131
  • Plates 139
  • Explanation of Plates 141
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