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Subject Description

Presence of one or more unilineal kin groups, each of which embraces two or more clans; affiliation (e.g., matrilineal, patrilineal); regulation of marriage (e.g., exogamy, agamy, endogamy); distinguishing characteristics; origin and traditions; organization; prerogatives and obligations of members; relations between phratries; etc.

The scope note was revised in 2005.

Kin groups

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