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Moiety

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In this section you will explore Moiety – where society is divided into two halves and each descent group coexists with the other descent group, along matrilineal and patrilineal lines of descent.

Consider

  • Think of other cultures that have a Moiety structure.
  • Relate to prior knowledge or think why or if this approach is in another form in their culture.

Themes

  • Inheritance of relationships with Kinship systems.
  • Foundations for Kinship systems and connections to the environment.
  • Relation to land and how this is created.
  • Family relationships in contemporary societies.

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