An animal who eats another of the same species. The term has been extended from its original use, which was confined to humans, to include all animals who feed on each other. From Canibales, the Spanish name for the Carib tribe of the West Indies who practised cannibalism.
RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD -- Rumors of sneaking of cannibals in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad have kept the scared children and terrified elders alike indoors with appeals pouring in from the people to government to take action against rumor mongers.
She examines Edouard Glissant's creolization around the Caribbean, Chamoiseau and Cesaire's explorations of hunger, food and exile in Danticat's and Pineau's kitchen narratives, Laferriere and Pineau's sexual traps, and the work of literary cannibals Cesaire and Conde.
With the land itself a site of danger, hostile geographies of difference, along with their cannibals, become ethically inconsiderable, open to whatever regimes are necessary for control--and an important part of this control was linguistic.
In his book on medicinal cannibalism, he suggests for well over 200 years, even as they denounced the barbaric cannibals of the New World, educated Europeans applied, drank, or wore powdered Egyptian mummy, human fat, flesh, bone, blood, brains and skin.