Family and Social Organization: Northwest Coast

Family and Social Organization: Northwest Coast

Interesting facts about the Family and Social Organization in the Northwest Coast are culled from the First Peoples of Canada website. The people in the Northwest Coast of Canada occupied the western shore, the islands of British Columbia and Yukon. The main groups...
The Influence of Maternal Clan System

The Influence of Maternal Clan System

A Maternal clan system can be likened to a matrilineal descent system. Wikipedia defines Matrilineality as the tracing of the descent of a clan through the female line. Wikipedia also describes that in a matrilineal descent system, an individual is considered to...
Understanding Matrilineal Society

Understanding Matrilineal Society

To understand what Matrilineal Society is, let us know what “matrilineal” means. From Vocabulary.com “Matrilineal refers to familial relationships that can be traced through a female.” Anjana Narayan wrote in Encyclopaedia Britannica that “Matrilineal society is also...

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