Unformatted text preview: sister). Women of my mother’s patraline. So on mom’s side all the females even the women are all called mother because the woman’s side does not have political authority. Ego is the person being interviewed, the gender sometimes does not matter. This is considered when you make a kinship diagram. Murdoc say: In kinships we do lumping. Like with cousin. You may have a lot but you lump them under the same term. Affine- married in Consanguine- uncles (blood) Fictive kinship- like godfather, makes a relative or a person a special network. He also says that people do splitting. Like with brother. You label someone because that term means something in society. Monogamy- people now usually have a series of monogamous relationships. Polygamy- multiple relationships Polygyny- one man having multiple wives Poly andy- woman having multiple husbands...
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- Spring '07
- Cultural Anthropology, Omaha, cultural boundaries, kinships, Polygamy- multiple relationships