Although this might vary among different regions and from one individual family to another, it appears that the feature common to all the regions which still hold matriliny alive is the existence and legal recognition of the ancestral land of kinship groups
have an interestingly sophisticated system of group insurance, essentially committing to pitching in to help make good on costly misbehavior by their relatives.
The book concludes in a most affecting way, offering many selections from Nez Perce family photo albums: kinship groups
in Western attire and Native regalia, horse parade ceremonies, Nez Perce veterans of World War I, and tribal members at the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania.
ARMM Assemblywoman Samira Gutoc-Tomawis of Lanao del Sur said that family and clan feuds are characterized by sporadic outbursts of retaliatory violence between families and kinship groups
, as well as between communities.
They are, respectively, members of the CCP, entrepreneurs in rural industry, and leaders of kinship groups
. They have the ability to provide public goods based on the resources they have, such as political authority, economic resources, and social networks.
Nothing if not eclectic, this study begins with primary kinship groups
, and what is termed 'the tyranny of cousins'.
Membership of patrilineal kinship groups
was no longer of importance, at least for the women.
Tribal and kinship groups
from the Germanic immigrant people the Angles had begun to take over this region from the Welsh in the later sixth century.
Como argues persuasively, however, that these materials show that early images of Shotoku were, in fact, largely the product of immigrant kinship groups
from the Korean peninsula who brought key aspects of continental culture to the archipelago.
She explores how women's roles in households, families, and kinship groups
shape their migration; the impact of migration and transnationalism in turn on households and families and women's roles in them; and patterns of settlement that result for women's immigration and women's roles in those patterns.
Although as larger kinship groups
the Balochis and Farzana's clan were not in any hierarchical relationship, within the immediate context of the village, the Balochis were not as powerful, in terms of political connections and land holdings, as the Channa landlords addressed honorifically as Jams.
In relation to the role Indian organisations and societies had in Bahrain, Dr Joseph said they were mainly kinship groups
that were doing an excellent job in looking after each other and celebrating all that was precious about being Indian.