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Unformatted text preview: a mate in the other half. Each moiety is divided into 4 clans. Each clan is divided into 5 to 10 household units. Each bororo village is planned to reflect these social groups. he village circularity is considered the ideal representation of the social space and of the cosmological universe. I n the complex Bororo social organization individuals are classified according to their clan, their lineage and their residential group. R ituals are a constant in Bororo life. The most important rites of passage (in which people pass from one social category to another) are naming, initiation and funeral. http://books.google.com/books?id=g6T3n59hyAgC&pg=PA13&lpg=PA13&dq=bororo+ %2Bchristopher+crocker&source=web&ots=gVzT0j0OZ2&sig=OGWRyFXDC1mpLM esC4_04aWpOj0&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=1&ct=result#PPP1,M1...
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2008 for the course ANTH 146 taught by Professor Evens during the Spring '07 term at UNC.
- Spring '07