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Sex affiliation and its implications in Koiari

THE present paper discusses a form of social classification which may be referred to provisionally as sex affiliation. The essence of it is that male children are classed with their father's group and female children with their mother's. I shall first endeavour to give an account, in its more or less relevant aspects, of the social organization of the people among whom this sex affiliation is practised; after that we may discuss the practice itself in greater detail and consider its implications.

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Publisher PNG Department of Education, PNG Department of Lands and Physical Planning
Modified 11 February 2022
Release Date 19 July 2021
Identifier 9cb8f717-08b4-4de8-b5fd-dc8b3d77ae83
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Papua New Guinea
Relevant Countries Papua New Guinea
License Public
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