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A Description of Siberian Peoples. Indigenous Peoples of Siberia: Marriage and Family

... will not be entitled to get either her services or attention in the future. When I say that the bride changes over to another clan and the father can no longer expect any services or attention from her, I mean that this is the opinion shared by all Siberian peoples, whose society is made up of clans and only members of the same clan are considered relatives. All men take brides belonging to other clans; and as soon as a girl joins her husband’s clan, her kinship with her parents’ clan breaks. From this point in time, nothing connects her to her former blood relations. They are so meticulous about it that they will never take a wife from their own clan, no matter how numerous it ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , Siberia , expedition , Gerhard Friedrich Mueller , husband , bride , kalym , bridegroom , wife , marriage , family
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A Description of Siberian Peoples. Indigenous Peoples of Siberia: Marriage and Family

... will not be entitled to get either her services or attention in the future. When I say that the bride changes over to another clan and the father can no longer expect any services or attention from her, I mean that this is the opinion shared by all Siberian peoples, whose society is made up of clans and only members of the same clan are considered relatives. All men take brides belonging to other clans; and as soon as a girl joins her husband’s clan, her kinship with her parents’ clan breaks. From this point in time, nothing connects her to her former blood relations. They are so meticulous about it that they will never take a wife from their own clan, no matter how numerous it ...

Modified: 30.05.2005
Second Kamchatka expedition , Siberia , expedition , Gerhard Friedrich Mueller , husband , bride , kalym , bridegroom , wife , marriage , family
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