I live in a tribe of 75 people. The oldest of the men is called The Chief, and the woman chosen in The Infusion is called The Mother. Sure, our tribe could be bigger, but The Chief, and all the Chiefs before him have agreed that this size is best. How do we keep our tribe so small? We have only one baby a year.
Three weeks before The Infusion, the women of our tribe insert their name into a drawing to be the chosen one. This is usually a time of much excitement and hope for the women of our tribe, older and younger. During this time the women frequently rub themselves and each other, and t... Continue»