oct 1 class notes - leaders. Leadership is emerging and...

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Friday October 1  Tribe, continued.  Social Organization:  family relations are important.  Kin descent  groups (relationships traced back to a common ancestor) and non- kin groups (associations or sodalities, which are groups based on  age, gender, or both).   There is some accumulation of wealth, but the wealth is often  shared or spread around to gain favor or prestige.   As far as conflict, raiding between villages and small-scale  warfare are common.   Leadership:  types of leaders include village heads, “big men”,  descent-group leaders, village councils, and pan-tribal association 
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Unformatted text preview: leaders. Leadership is emerging and becoming more structured. They still dont have real power or authority and they must persuade, influence, and lead by example. Village heads help resolve disputes and often provide for or host feasts and parties. The Big Men often have supporters in several villages. The Big Men amass wealth, then sponsor feasts and challenge other Big Men to do better, which builds their prestige. We then watched a video called Ongkas Big Moka and filled out a worksheet as we watched the video....
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course ANTH 1102 taught by Professor Gonzalez during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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