kinship group

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The village worship association and popular cult, though different in size and membership, were organized to worship a tutelary deity, which was often regarded as the founding ancestor of a kinship group.
The kinship leaders agreed that the VC chief should be from the kinship group other than the village party secretary's group, so that the balance of power between kinship groups would be maintained.
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.
It is easy holding together a "real community" such as a kinship group linked through blood, or a small village where everybody knows each other and all are able to agree directly to the rules of the game.
Menzies's observations about nursing teams has a relevance for the kinship group who express the same spectrum of anxiety--drowning or keeping it at bay, splitting, triangles, flight, displacement, control, denial--all enduring considerations for workers in human services.
Farzana's membership in the ruling kinship group afforded her some protection, although that security remained contingent on the presence of her father.
The English language was used to substitute the kinship relationships people had with each member of the Woodland Cree kinship group.
This may be related to the fact that a larger number of children in the kinship group had an average IQ during the initial evaluation.
A kinship group refers to any population that shares a self-ascribed or externally ascribed category that sets it apart from others.
Each kinship group within a village takes an emblematic name, or totem, from the birds and animals of the Sepik River region.
Their loss of any connection to a kinship group is precisely what, according to Claudia, puts the Breedlove family "outdoors," a condition which does not merely entail the loss of a roof over one's head, but signifies more precisely the state of being completely outside the community and its help.
There was thus some social mobility, but within a hierarchical order; with every lineage or kinship group zealously preserved, developed and, when necessary, reinvented from one generation to the next, a rich heritage of traditions and rites, and heraldic symbols and objects.
The following social orders are universal and the difference between them is size: family, kinship group, ethnic group, racial group, nationality group.
More importantly, they tell the social historian about the communities that the ghosts themselves once belonged to: the kinship group, the monastery, the noble lineage, the parish, and the religious obligations required of their members in order to secure their salvation.