Anthropology Chapter 10
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Group based on belief in shared ancestry.
Family of Orientation
Nuclear family in which one is born and grows up.
Family of Procreation
Nuclear family established when one marries and has children.
Couple establishes new residence.
Extended Family Household
Household with three or more generations.
Household made up of siblings and their spouses and children.
Matrilineal or patrilineal descent.
Unilineal descent group based on demonstrated descent.
Unilineal descent group based on stipulated descent.
- Used by a Lineage.
- Members can recite the names of their forebears in each generation from the apical ancestor through the present. (Not necessarily accurate, but lineage members thinks they are)
- Used by Clans
- Clan members merely say they descend from an apical ancestor.
Flexible descent rule, neither patrilineal nor matrilineal.
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