Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973. Luo tribes and clans:

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Title: Luo tribes and clans:

Published in: The Rhodes-Livingstone journal -- No. 7; No. 1-35 also called Human problems in British central Africa.

Published By: The Rhodes-Livingstone journal -- No. 7; No. 1-35 also called Human problems in British central Africa. Lusaka, Zambia: Published for the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute by the Manchester University Press, 1949. 24-40 p.

By line: by E. E. Evans-Pritchard

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Luo (FL11)

Subjects: Kin relationships (602); Tribe and nation (619); Territorial hierarchy (631); Regulation of marriage (582); Offenses against life (682); Settlement patterns (361); Cultural participation (184); Community structure (621); Status, role, and prestige (554); Lineages (613); Sacred objects and places (778); Traditional history (173); Real property (423);

Abstract: This article deals with the tribal and kinship structure of the Luo people, and the importance of kin relationships in political, social and economic matters. The author observes that the Luo lineage system has many features in common with the Nuer and other Nilotic groups.

Document Number: 2

Document ID: fl11-002

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Note: All references to the clan in this and other sources on the Luo have been marked for 614 (Sib).

Field Date: 1936

Evaluation: Ethnolgoist-5

Analyst: Robert Lee ; 1959

Coverage Date: 1936-1949

Coverage Place: Luoland, Kenya

LCSH: Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)

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