Unfortunately, this custom often prevents the tribeswomen from feeling adequate and whole.
As researchers have surmised, it is no wonder why many Nacirema women have trouble finding mates. I'm talking about AMERICAN women -- Nacirema is American spelled backwards.
Consider this example: "Special women's rites are performed only four times during each lunar month, but what they lack in frequency is made up in barbarity.
As part of this ceremony, women bake their heads in small ovens for about an hour." I remember reading his paper in my Masters of Counseling program, and being struck by what I regarded as backwards, sometimes disturbing behavior.
Recently, I spent some time digging deeper into the Nacirema culture.
After long hours of research, I uncovered additional information about the Nacirema's mating and coupling customs, which, of course, piqued my interest given my specialty as a dating coach and columnist.
In the Nacirema tribe, during the courting phase, men signal that they want to speak with a woman by blowing a horn hollowed from rhinoceros tusks -- each woman has a different tune assigned specifically to her.
One man appears to indicate that a rod and tackle aren't quite enough on a fishing trip How many women were attracted to this vision in blue denims, red shirt and trainers and a huge fur coat?
titled "Body Ritual Among the Nacirema," in which he described some of the bizarre rituals and practices of a little-known tribe -- the Nacirema -- living in North America.
Bizarrely some of the images selected by the online daters feature weapons.
Men can be seen brandishing guns though it's unclear if they are real or fake.