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What Native American Mathematics Can Teach Us About Human Cultural Evolution

Are some languages really more “primitive” than others?

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A Brazilian man I knew who was born near his country’s vast Amazon region once told me, “You know, the índios, they’re really primitive…most of the tribes don’t even have words for numbers. That’s why they can’t do mathematics and they don’t…

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