The compatibility of hunting and mothering among the agta hunter-gatherers of the Philippines

  title={The compatibility of hunting and mothering among the agta hunter-gatherers of the Philippines},
  author={Madeleine J. Goodman and P. Bion Griffin and Agnes A. Estioko-Griffin and John S. Grove},
  journal={Sex Roles},
Women's hunting is widely held biologically impracticable in foraging societies, chiefly because hunting is presumed incompatible with maternal responsibilities. A three-year study of hunting practices among the Agta Negrito people of northern Luzon reveals women's active participation in hunting, singly and in groups, without detriment to normal fertility and child care. 
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