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Marriage in a matrilineal African tribe.

Maija Hiltunen

Marriage in a matrilineal African tribe.

A social anthropological study of marriage in the Ondonga tribe in Ovamboland.

by Maija Hiltunen

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Published by University of Helsinki, Institute of Social Policy in [Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ndonga (African people) -- Marriage customs and rites.,
  • Ndonga (African people) -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaves 221-230.

    Series[University of Helsinki. Institute of Social Policy] Studies. Series B, 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN480 .H55 1968
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 l.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5735354M
    LC Control Number70573978

    Reproduction is an ever present variable in anthropology and a prevalent force shaping the world. There are 3 phases of vaginal birth: 1st phase: The opening of the cervix or dilation. Due to increased population, which leads to pressure on the land, the chitemene system is slowly being practiced less often. In parts of the U.

    Save to Wishlist. Jeffrey L. Industrial Societies: In many industrial societies, women in labor are given medication to help with the pain. A practice that dates back to ancient times is the dot or bride price.

    A teenage girl, Ladzu, had offered to teach her the Mosuo language, which is passed down orally, and introduce her to her family. The Tamils largely identify with Hinduismthe Sinhalese being primarily Buddhist. The complex is a maze with two gates but it is easy to get lost within the homestead. Thus, the Ovamba have preferred a syncretic form of Christianity. For a boy, this is called a Bar Mitzvah and for a girl, it's called a Bat Mitzvah.


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Matrilineality

When Germany established a colony in Namibia inthey left the Ovambo people undisturbed. The baby is delivered at the conclusion of this stage. The men provide strength, ploughing, building, repairing homes, slaughtering animals and helping with big familial decisions, although the final say is always with Grandmother.

According to HypnoBirthing of Colorado [17] the state of self-hypnosis while delivering can put the woman in a completely relaxed and day-dreamy attitude.

More industrialized societies, such as the United States, treat pregnancy as a medical problem to be very carefully handled, as opposed to many other cultures that handle it in a completely different manner.

Much issue arises with the concept of incest due to the high rate of deformities in children as a result of incest, resulting from the combination of very similar genome in the child.

Ovambo people

This quick recap provides us with a few clues as to how patriarchy and women subordination Marriage in a matrilineal African tribe. book been adjusted in our nation before independence. This practice parallels the concept that nature is the Mother in foraging communities.

Karnataka: Bunt and Billava Source In Karnataka, two prominent communities of the Tuluva ethnic group, namely Bunt community and Billava community follow matrilineal descent known as Aliyasantana.

For example, women in more male-dominated societies have less or no say in their reproductive processes and health. Tharavad consists of many descendants who share the same ancestor.

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book law. For detailed information on the traditional inheritance practices of the Akan tribe regarding realty and personal property, please consult the attached Canadian Journal of African Studies document. The finder was crowned queen of the ball. Usually, this will not occur; however, because the baby still receives oxygen through the umbilical cord and breathes in the womb out of instinct.

It also signifies that the groom is free to eat in the home of his in-laws. It is distilled from fermented fruit mash and particularly popular in rural areas. The Ovambo people launched several armed resistance in the s and s, which were all crushed militarily by the British and Portuguese forces.

The society of Minangkabau exhibits the ability of societies to lack rape culture without social equity of genders.

They are often deemed as inappropriate or illegal especially when regarding sexual behavior. This ruling caused a large controversy between the Catholic Church and the doctors who perform the surgeries as well as the women who chose to have the abortion.

The Ukusefya Pa Ngwena takes place in August. Opinions are based on religion, gender, political party, region, and can vary depending on specific reasons for a woman having an abortion. What to many is an offbeat tradition is, to others, a choking hazard.

Different cultures each have individual expectations of women regarding when they begin having children, how many they have, and what age they usually stop having children.

Orthodox Judaism practices matrilineal descent and considers it axiomatic. They took with them followers and their sister Chilufya.

Cultural Anthropology/Marriage, Reproduction and Kinship

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