Examples of enate and agnate
relationships are shown in (1) and (2), respectively:
After this, the agnate
can be cannibalized to provide spare body parts for the sponsor.
Beneficiaries Versus the Founder's Heirs and Agnates
This relationship is one where male agnates
and specialized female agnates
are inheriting together.
These factions originate from disputes about land between agnates
whether they can be referential and have agnate
The only rule governing who may be a flute player is that no two agnates
could simultaneously play both the short and long flutes.
In south west Pentecost a man identifies with his village, that is, with his agnates
seem to be dominated by custom, and the records often reveal arrangements made between the husband's family and the wife's agnates
On this account, the Pangia justifies his refusal to pay both the bride-price and the child-payments to her Yagwoia close agnates
who in turn have been chasing him through the islands and the highlands of PNG for the last 15 years in order to extract from him their share of her womb-generativity; for the Pangia got out of her several children.
Relations to other affines and to the agnates
of the mother are also used to collect contributions.
6) At the death of every great man, sorcerers who were the deceased's agnates
or in their pay, were known to despatch a victim to mark the various stages of his obsequies.
A small group of men, perhaps a subclan, came home in the middle of the day to find their agnates
of men and children and a married woman's husband and son are expected to 'carry' (manda) them, that is, to care for and protect them.
The Anganen say that bridewealth is for the fact that a woman's close agnates
have 'carried' her until this time.