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Who are nomads? Describe how Nomadic people lived a shared life.

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Instructions:

  1. Define nomads.

  2. Explain their hunting and eating habits.

  3. Explain their religious beliefs.

Solution:

  • People who regularly moved from place to place and led a mobile life are called ‘nomads’.

  • Nomadic people used to live in small groups and lived under rocks, caves and trees.

  • Men and women both used to participate in hunting and gathering activities.

  • Men used to trail large animals for days in order to hunt.

  • On the other hand, women and children used to hunt small animals and gather food items.

  • They used to share the food items that they collected among the entire group. This helped them to build a strong bond among themselves.

  • The food items that they used to consume were obtained from nature therefore, there was no concept of rich or poor.

  • All the decisions that they made were discussed together.

  • These people had a great respect towards nature and used to worship the animals that they used to hunt so they may get a continuous supply of food.


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