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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.

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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 marry only female skin group Children will be Ngarrijbalangi ... 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 ...

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