the septenary (diapholom) wrote,
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For example, a woman's brain, maybe the most significant catalyst for the spread

of kuru, was prepared for a woman's son's wife or her brother's wife (Lindenbaum, 1979).
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The disproportion between the sexes results because, among the Fore, cannibalism was generally considered a habit of women, and because children, male and female, stay with the women until the males are initiated
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuru_%28disease%29
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The reasoning behind the claim is that kuru was transmitted through cannibalism in Papua New Guinea when relatives would eat their dead relative's brains as a sign of mourning
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creutzfeldt-Jakob_Disease
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