Logging Shamu
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 9:03AM
[chuck] in Cunninghamia, Miao, Science, shamu

If you have use rights to a tract of forest and get all of the necessary permits, you can log a specified number of shamu (Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lamb) Hook.) trees to build a house. The Miao apparently debark the stems before transporting them to the village. [NOTE: Site is a household concession forest about an hour's walk outside of Xijiang]. 

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