CARTA: Birth to Grandmotherhood: Childrearing in Human Evolution – Barry Hewlett: Sharing Childcare and Knowledge in Infancy

5/2/2014; 21 minutes

Giving and sharing are central to understanding humanity and human evolution. In this talk, Barry Hewlett (Washington State Univ, Vancouver) examines reproductive (i.e., allomaternal care) and information (i.e., knowledge and skills) sharing among Aka hunter-gatherers of the Congo Basin. Particular attention is given to understanding the contexts of allomaternal nursing and teaching during infancy. Recorded on 02/21/2014. (#28033)

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