The compatibility of hunting and mothering among the agta hunter-gatherers of the Philippines
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Women's hunting is widely held biologically impracticable in foraging societies, chiefly because hunting is presumed incompatible with maternal responsibilities. A three-year study of hunting practices among the Agta Negrito people of northern Luzon reveals women's active participation in hunting, singly and in groups, without detriment to normal fertility and child care.
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- The compatibility of hunting and mothering among the agta hunter-gatherers of the Philippines
Volume 12, Issue 11-12 , pp 1199-1209
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