patrilineage


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line of descent traced through the paternal side of the family

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But quite often, arrangements would be made by his parents (or in their absence, by other responsible members of the lineage) to provide the man with a robust, reliable, and reputable friend outside her own and her husband patrilineages. And the whole affair would be conducted with such decency and privacy that the man's self esteem was carefully preserved.
Last year, I myself organized the group wedding celebration of my two nieces in Mutsamudu.' This declaration, which perhaps was meant to reassure his compatriots, could not have been more 'matrilineal' (although he is also a member of a patrilineage of Hadrami origin).
The research -- mostly carried out by a group of researchers from the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) -- also indicated that Greek Cypriots in particular appear to share some haplotypes, or DNA signatures, with Calabrian Italians and Albanians, while Lebanese patrilineages also appear to be very close to those of both communities.
With that decision alone, Cable casts our interrogation of issues surrounding miscegenation away from its potential traumas and toward the historical facts of parentage and patrilineage, however obscured.
In Whalen's work we see, through Reynolds's "cultural patrilineage," their "[l]ove of nature, sharp critique of industrial materialism, admiration for eighteenth-century literature, an exhortation to make and do" (173).
Clearly, a metaphor for patrilineage and privilege.
To do this they had to take on the distinctive characteristics of that estate, of which the most important was patrilineage, marked by a common hereditary surname and by common hereditary arms.
Frequent monitoring of foetal development through ultrasound scanning gives pregnant women the hard-won identity of "good mother", someone who dutifully belongs with her child, her husband and her husband's patrilineage. Patients and medical staff use 3D scans of the foetus to identify physical similarities to its relatives.
Women were perpetual legal minors and were most vulnerable when the male breadwinner was mad and could not support the women and children in his family, threatening its survival and that of his wider patrilineage. There would have been many more people with a mental disorder than appeared in the courts and it is clear from this study that the mentally impaired were not shunned or ostracised by their families and societies.
The scholars, however, observe that all Igbo sub-cultures share certain cultural similarities, which include the Igbo language, white chalk culture, (2) strong socio-political institutions and cultural practices such as age grade system, umunna (patrilineage) grouping, masquerade institution, kolanut rituals, the vigour of Igbo music and dance movements, Igbo cuisines, dressing, sophisticated arts designs such as uli (delicate body painting), pottery designs, among other cultural practices.
Even in strictly patrilineal societies, women are important as wives and mothers since their reproductive capacity is crucial to the maintenance of husband's lineage and it is because of women that men can have a patrilineage at all (p.
Froide, eds., Singlewomen in the European Past, 1250-1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999): 10; and Maura Palazzi, "Female Solitude and Patrilineage: Unmarried Women and Widows during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries," Journal of Family History 15:4 (1990): 443-459.
Other tribes have rules regarding patrilineage or matrilineage so that a person maybe of sufficient blood quantum with blood quantum tallied from both parents, but not be an enrolled member of a tribe due to rules of patri- or matrilineage.
If such matrifilial "pulls" were normally counterbalanced by the jural authority of the patrilineage, rare cases of women bearing the children of two lineage brothers had a subversive rechanneling effect, in that such offspring as a sibling group shared all of their mother's blood but only half of their father's blood in common.
Women belong to other groups and "pollute" the patrilineage but, at the same time, allow for reproduction.