The anthropologists' "paradise"

"The anthropologists' "paradise"" Continued...

Issue: "Cleaning up Longview," Nov. 23, 1996

Postscript: On the return flight to Miami, my luggage is searched behind closed doors by U.S. Customs. When it is returned to me (too late to be checked for a connecting flight), three yellow feathers, dropped by Yanomamo children on the grassy landing strip in Parima and picked up as a souvenir, are missing from my bag. They were from a local bird hunted daily and eaten by the tribe. By federal regulation, Eden has been narrowly preserved for another day.


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