matricentric


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matricentric

tending to move toward or centering upon the mother.
See also: Mother
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.matricentric - centered upon the mothermatricentric - centered upon the mother    
matriarchal - characteristic of a matriarchy
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Author of The Goddessess and Gods of Old Europe, she sees in the archaeological record a "matristic" society of farmers combining matrilineal, matrifocal, matricentric and egalitarian qualities, where the sexes were balanced and complementary; where there were no hierarchies.
One possible interpretation is that Derrimut is asserting matricentric rights, as his mother, Dindu, was a member of the Wurundjeri-baluk, and was personally associated with Narrm, the site of Melbourne, see Robinson papers in Clark (ed.
Rather, she produced an intimate portrait of everyday life in a remote island in Southern Chile where, for centuries, the Chilota have maintained a functional matricentric society.