The Tasaday controversy : assessing the evidence / edited by Thomas N. Headland.Language: English Series: Scholarly series / American Anthropological AssociationPublisher: Washington, D.C. : American Anthropological Association, 1992.Description: xii, 255, p. of plates : ill., diagrs., maps, photos, tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 0913167517
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Papers from a special session held during the 88th annual meeeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C., Nov. 16, 1989.
Bibl. references: p. 225-245.
Contents: 1. The skeptics. The Tasaday: Stone Age survivors or Space Age fakes? / Gerald D. Berreman; The Tasaday and the press / Oswald Iten; Creeping resource exploitation in the Tboli homeland: political ecology of the Tasaday hoax / Levita Duhaylungsod and David C. Hyndman; Third and final footnote on the Tasaday / Zeus A. Salazar. 2. Supporters of the early reports on the Tasaday. The genealogical evidence / Amelia Rogel-Rara and Emmanuel S. Nabayra; The Tasaday language: evidence for authenticity? / Carol H. Molony; The Tasaday: some observations / Richard E. Elkins. 3. Perspectives on some old data. A nutritional analysis of the Philippine Tasaday diet / Barry Fankhauser; What did the Tasaday eat? / Thomas N. Headland; The Tasaday language: is it Cotabato Manobo? / E. Clay Johnston; The role of the National Museum of the Philippines in the Tasaday issue / Jesus T. Peralta. 4. Comments from outside scientists. Making sense of the Tasaday: 3 discourses / Richard B. Lee; The Tasaday "stone axes" - what do they tell us? / Robert L. Carneiro; The Tasaday language: a key to Tasaday prehistory / Lawrence A. Reid; Cave archaeology: a possible solution to the Tasaday problem / William A. Longacre; The Tasaday debate and indigenous peoples / John H. Bodley; Our fascination with the Tasaday: anthropological images and images of anthropology / Leslie E. Sponsel. 5. Conclusion. The Tasaday: a hoax or not? / Thomas N. Headland.