Difference between farmers and hunter gatherers in china?
Hunter gatherers were and are found in every culture in the world. The question is what part of the world do/did the hunter gatherers your referring to live and in what time period. I am a hunter gatherer that lives in New England and speaks English, 200 years ago the hunter gatherers in my area spoke Algonquin. the spoke in koe or san
Prior to modern man; there were only two types of people: Hunters and Farmers (or "Gatherers"). Since the "Farmers" didn't really "farm" since it was unknown, they "gathered" food such as berries, nuts, etc. After time...the "gatherers" began to grow their own...or BECOME FARMERS. Therefore, the term "hunter gatherer" is just short for "hunters and gatherers." As usual, people just get lazy and don't want to have to say all those words.
Wheat is not a naturally occurring crop. It is the result of generations of cultivating and breeding by farmers starting with a wild grass and choosing the best seeds each cycle. Hunter gatherers could exist in the same areas as farmers and could snack on the farmer's wheat crops. However before farmers, no wheat. So when everybody was a hunter gatherer nobody had wheat.
Hopewell Indians were hunter / gatherers. They ate a typical stone-age diet, fish, and meat - berries and plants. In their eating habits, the Hopewell fit between hunter-gatherers and farmers. The Hopewell may have grown some plants, but they were not a full-time farming people. They ate nuts, squash, and the seeds from several plants. Hopewell people also ate wild animals, birds, and fish.