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based on or tracing descent through the male line

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Hosting a ritual, especially one that explicitly invokes the ancestors, acts as a rallying call for the extended patrilineally related kin group.
Rwandans share the same language and culture, so ubwoko today reflects a family identity that has been passed patrilineally and often a historical narrative.
Esmeralda's financial arrangements, of great interest especially to Garcia, defy the patriarchal capitalist logic of property: private and inherited patrilineally.
1) Until 1985, for instance, the Indian Act mandated that Indian status could only be passed patrilineally (through aboriginal fathers), meaning that any status-Indian woman who married a non-status man had to give up her Indian status.
It is interesting that she's reduced by custom to speaking of "One" as "he," herself in his shadow, Eve still victimized by Adam's patrilineally cursed language.
So, just like the matrilineal mitochondrial DNA in women, the Y-chromosome DNA in men is patrilineally passed on unchanged from generation to generation.
By contrast, the Soviet government considered "Judaism" to be a nationality and cultural affiliation, handed down patrilineally.
Of more significance, however, is membership in one of the two kiva moieties, Squash and Turquoise, which are also patrilineally based.
Other rights inherited patrilineally include membership in the family council, the right to serve the paternal ancestors and the responsibility to marry widows.
Because Hmong social structure is organized patrilineally, only men can make offerings to deceased siblings, parents and grandparents.
For example, within a patrilineally linked world, such as the classic Greeks, children were said to be only related to their father and his lineage.
question can undermine; yet, the very specificity of those names in his personal history and the fact that he can now actually trace, at least patrilineally, his ancestry back to the mid-eighteenth century, saddens his North American side; for he had, of course, shared with so many black Americans the painful heaviness of not being able to know; of memory, names, places and persons lost, completely irretrievable.
The family venerates the male head of family's orixa, an ancestral divinity that is inherited patrilineally and is the main orixa for all the children.
Individuals are named patrilineally (in most cases) and located in family groupings by household (beit av, literally father's house); these are embedded in clans (mishpakha, usually translated "family"); and these in turn are located in tribes (mateh, literally "branch," a confederation of clans), named by and listed in the order of the sons of Jacob/Israel, whose names came to be treated as tribal names.
145) However, the principle of coverture, which dictated that only marital children acquired status patrilineally, lasted well into the twentieth century.