1966 Residence and Ties of Kinship in a Cognatic
Society: The Rungus Dusun of Sabah, Malaysia.
Disentangling the Butubutu of New Georgia: Cognatic
Kinship in Thought and Action.
But the Biangai are cognatic
, and women play a central role in nurturing the yam vines, cleaning the garden, and harvesting and cooking the product.
a relatively shallow cognatic
descent group, and this provides the most common focus of everyday relationships occurring in Warraber social life.
In general, one activates connections to particular areas of land through cognatic
relations of kinship and marriage, and the relevant events of the time (e.
10) Many languages of the Central family have a high cognatic
correlation with Motu.
Kinship, which is cognatic
in "all" of Borneo's traditional societies (Sellato 2002:67), is an indeterminate marker of social relations.
As Kilson pointed out in her research on Ga kinship, Ga social relations were steeped in a cognatic
ideology rather than a male superiority ideology.
Elsewhere in East Polynesia the cognatic
ra'atira often derived from junior chiefly lines, but property not lineage appears to have defined membership in the 'akatia (Thomas 1990:49-51).
These often overlooked articles are as important to understanding Wolters' way of approaching history as his more famous pieces that describe the cultural matrix of Southeast Asia and propound his well-known theories regarding the regional belief in "soul-stuff," the "mandate" political structure, the practice of cognatic
kinship, and the importance of the concept of the royal "man of prowess.
This is a cognatic
descent group or 'surname-group' (cf.
The societies of Borneo explorations in the theory of cognatic