Heinen, H. Dieter. Economic factors in marriage alliance and kinship system among the Winikina-Warao

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Title: Economic factors in marriage alliance and kinship system among the Winikina-Warao

Published in: Antropológica / Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle -- Vol. 32

Published By: Antropológica / Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle -- Vol. 32 Caracas: La Sociedad, 1972. 28-67 p.: ill., maps

By line: H. D. Heinen

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Warao (SS18)

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Abstract: This article contains extensive analysis of Winikina-Warao kinship terminology and marriage alliance patterns. Particular emphasis is given to the role of affine terminology and relationships in defining and elucidating marriage networks. The author concludes that the three-section marriage exchange pattern is consistent with kinship terminology and economic activity.

Document Number: 29

Document ID: ss18-029

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 66-67)

Field Date: 1966-1971

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Richard A. Wagner ; John Beierle ; 1985

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Orinoco Delta, Venezuela

LCSH: Warao Indians

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