hunter-gatherer


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hunt·er-gath·er·er

(hŭn′tər-găth′ər-ər)
n.
A member of a people subsisting in the wild on food obtained by hunting and foraging.

hunter-gatherer

adj
(Anthropology & Ethnology) (of a society, lifestyle, etc) surviving by hunting animals and gathering plants for subsistence
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a member of such a society

hunt′er-gath′erer



n.
a member of a group of people who subsist by hunting, fishing, or foraging in the wild.
[1965–70]

hunter-gatherer

A human being depending on the hunting of animals, fishing, and gathering of wild fruits and seeds for survival. Hunter-gatherer societies represent at least 90% of human history.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hunter-gatherer - a member of a hunting and gathering societyhunter-gatherer - a member of a hunting and gathering society
hunting and gathering society, hunting and gathering tribe - group that supports itself by hunting and fishing and by gathering wild fruits and vegetables; usually nomadic
barbarian, savage - a member of an uncivilized people
Translations

hunter-gatherer

nJäger und Sammler m; they were hunters-gathererssie waren Jäger und Sammler
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In hunter-gatherer societies, there are no police, courts, judges or codified laws.
Starting about 6,000 years ago, Olalde and his colleagues found, hunter-gatherer ancestry in Iberian farmers actually increased to 20 per cent.
class="MsoNormalThe research, published in the journal Obesity Reviews, looked at the diets, habits and physical activity levels of hundreds of modern hunter-gatherer groups and small-scale societies, whose lifestyles are similar to those of ancient populations.
It is believed there are a little over 1,000 Hadza people remaining, forming one of the last hunter-gatherer communities still in existence, and living close to the site of some of the very earliest human remains.
Hunter-gatherer societies treated land as a 'common' resource.
The new finds were discovered some metres away from an earlier hunter-gatherer settlement named Ayios Ioannis/Brescia-Rhoudias, which has been excavated by the same archaeological team for a number of years.
"Color was a very significant part of hunter-gatherer life and ochre gives you a very vibrant red color," lead study author Andy Needham said in a statement from the (https://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/2018/research/crayon-ochre-lake/) University of York .
In hunter-gatherer villages in the eastern Mediterranean region, house mice were common more than 3,000 years before the earliest known evidence for agriculture, said the findings.
The conference will take place 23-27 July 2018 on the premises of the School of Social Sciences, with the theme "Situations, Times, and Places in Hunter-Gatherer Research."
Much is known about the social environment of children living in Western societies, but much less is known about how children are socialized in hunter-gatherer societies.
The site forms a coherent, extensive and high-quality record of ritual practices relating to hunter-gatherer communities in this part of southern Africa over at least 2,000 years, and eloquently illustrates the links between the ritual and economic practices of hunter-gatherers.
Editors Kornfeld and Huckell present readers with a collection of academic articles and scholarly essays covering various aspects of contemporary archaeological research into hunter-gatherer groups covering North America.