Skin Group

Skin Group

Australian Aboriginal kinship is the system of law governing social interaction, particularly marriage, in traditional Australian Aboriginal culture. It is an integral part of the culture of every Aboriginal group across Australia.

Read more about Skin Group:  The Subsection System, Some Common Kinship Terms Used in Aboriginal English, See Also

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Australian Aboriginal Kinship - The Subsection or 'skin Name' System - Systems With Eight Skin Groups (subsection Systems) - Lardil
... The Lardil of Mornington Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria have eight skin groups, shown here with some of their totems Male skin group Totems May ... Their paternal grandfather's skin group determines their own so a Balyarriny man or woman will have a Balyarriny grandfather ... Once a person's skin group is known, their relationship to any other Lardil can be determined ...

Famous quotes containing the words group and/or skin:

    There is nothing in the world that I loathe more than group activity, that communal bath where the hairy and slippery mix in a multiplication of mediocrity.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    For I know that my Redeemer lives, and that at the last he will stand upon the earth; and after my skin has been thus destroyed, then in my flesh I shall see God,
    Bible: Hebrew, Job 19:25.