Ow does a societyas relationship to the natural environment influence the cultural beliefs and practices of its people?

1. Introductory paragraph that states the main argument in the paper as clearly as possible. Please label this section INTRODUCTION.
2. Discussion of the augments presented in the required readings. Please label this and the following section DISCUSSION.
3. Discussion of the arguments presented in a minimum of three additional readings.
4. A provisional conclusion. Please label this section CONCLUSION.
5. A bibliography of the references you use.
(Required readings: Lassiter, Ethnographic Methods; Miner, Body Ritual among the Nacerima; Lansing, Darwin made Anthropology Inevitable; Rodriguez, Complexion; Goodman, Why Genes Donat Count ; Mercer, Black Hair ; Basso, Wisdom; Cronon, The Trouble with Wilderness)