Story: Treatment of the old
Treatment of the old
The !kun do not 'throw away' their old people, but keep them with them. The old people take care of the small children when the mothers are off collecting food.
1) This story is found in Book XI & XII-10
April or May 1881
old (the treatment of) , old (the aged) , old (their responsibilities) , old (look after the children in the hut) , old (caring for) , old ('we do not throw away our old man') , old (!kun attitudes towards) , family (!kun) , family (the treatment of the old) , family (structures) , family (the tasks performed by various members) , family (the old care for the young) , hut (of the !kun) , hut (where the old look after the children) , children (!kun) , children (cared for by the old people)