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Navajo Kinship and Marriage

by Gary Witherspoon

  • 204 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Marriage,
  • Native American Anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • History: American,
  • North America,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Marriage & Family

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9517939M
    ISBN 100226904180
    ISBN 109780226904184

    This chapter views Navajo “alcoholism” within the framework of abusive drinking, and not from any one conception of the “disease” of alcoholism. Abusive drinking is any use of alcoholic beverages that contributes to the development of a physical illness, a mental or emotional disorder, or the destabilization of an economic or social.   Discussions focus on incest categories in Cachama and Mamo, childhood bonds and adult residence, kinship with the dead, kinship, social identities, and behavior, and models of relatedness. The text then explores the biological, linguistic, and cultural aspects of the Hopi-Tewa system of mating in First Mesa, Arizona and the Navajo exogamic Book Edition: 1.

    Navajo Kinship and Marriage avg rating — 5 ratings — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving /5(2). (Reichard [] provides the necessary information, but she NAVAJO EXOGAMIC RULES AND PREFERRED MARRIAGES TABLE Navajo Rates of Marriage in Own Clan and between Related | Clansa Clan data Source and area Reichard analyzed in Aberle , mainly central and east Carr, Spencer, and Woolley , , Pueblo Alto Government Cited by: 1.

    Navajo Culture - The Navajo are people very geared toward family life and events that surround their lifestyle. Many games and traditions have emerged from their love of the land and their attachment to it. Long winter nights and the seclusion of the reservation has brought about most of the customs and activities used by the People to entertain and amuse themselves. Marriage Family and Kinship. Marriage. It has been generally assumed that the institution of marriage is a universal feature in human societies. Although many sociologists and anthropologists have attempted to provide definitions of marriage, none of them has been satisfactorily and sufficiently general enough to encompass all its various manifestations.


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Navajo Kinship And Marriage is a definitive work combining an extraordinarily high quality of observational material with an innovate theoretical framework. Witherspoon's clear and concise text questions the adequacy of traditional sociological approaches to kinship, making a primary distinction between culture (patterns for behavior) and the system of social relations (observable patterns of Cited by:   The Navajo are one of the most studied people in the world; yet their social organization is one of the least well understood.

In Navajo Kinship and Marriage, Gary Witherspoon, a fluent speaker of the Navajo language who lived among the Navajo for eight years, offers a new theoretical approach to kinship based on its cultural dimensions/5(5).

In Navajo Kinship and Marriage, Gary Witherspoon, a fluent speaker of the Navajo language who lived among the Navajo for eight years, offers a new theoretical approach to kinship based on its cultural dimensions. Witherspoon makes a primary distinction between culture (patterns for behavior) and the system of social relations (observable patterns of behavior) in this definitive work on Navajo kinship and : Gary Witherspoon.

The Navajo are one of the most studied people in the world; yet their social organization is one of the least well understood. In Navajo Kinship and Marriage, Gary Witherspoon, a fluent speaker of the Navajo language who lived among the Navajo for eight years, offers a new theoretical approach to kinship based on its cultural dimensions.

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Navajo Kinship and Marriage book This is an important work on Navajo kinship and marriage, but one with major flaws. The most interesting sections of Part One of the book, “Navajo Kinship as a Cultural System,” claim to provide the Navajo view of kinship and affinity.

Symbol- ically, the key relationship is that of motherAuthor: David F. Aberle. Click on the article title to read : David F. Aberle. Navajo - Marriage and Family Marriage. Navajo marriages are the result of economic arrangements between kin groups.

The great majority of Marriages were always monogamous, but polygyny was permitted until recently, and it is estimated that about 10 percent of Navajo men had two or more wives. By far the most common form of polygyny was sororal.

Native American Cultures: Family Life, Kinship, and Gender Native American societies are based on the concept of interdependence.

Interdependence means that all things in the universe are dependent on one another. The idea is that everything in the universe works together to achieve a balance in oneself, the community, and the universe.

K’é – Diné (Navajo) Kinship System Ap by Harold Carey Jr The Diné society is based primarily upon kinship arising from clan affiliation, as each person is a member of the tribe by reason of his or her affiliation to one of the numerous Clans. The book Navajo Kinship and Marriage, Gary Witherspoon is published by University of Chicago Press.

Navajo Kinship and Marriage, Witherspoon The Chicago. Navajo kinship and marriage. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. MLA Citation. Witherspoon, Gary. Navajo kinship and marriage / Gary Witherspoon University of Chicago Press Chicago Australian/Harvard Citation. Witherspoon, Gary. Navajo kinship and marriage / Gary Witherspoon University of Chicago Press Chicago.

Wikipedia Citation. The book Kinship as a Cultural System by Gary Witherspoon goes into great detail about the Navajo Nation and how they structure their kinship.

The Navajo nation has many “rules” when it comes to kinship. They have a strong relationship between mother and child, husband and wife, father and child and also sibling to sibling relationships.

The Navajo Door. Witherspoon, Gary. Navajo Kinship and Marriage. Wyman, Leland C. Navajo Indian Painting: Symbolism, Artistry, and Psychology. Wyman, Leland C. The Red Antway of the Navajo. In Navajo Kinship and Marriage, Gary Witherspoon, a fluent speaker of the Navajo language who lived among the Navajo for eight years, offers a new theoretical approach to kinship based on its cultural dimensions.

Witherspoon makes a primary distinction between culture (patterns for behavior) and the system of social relations (observable patterns of behavior) in this definitive work on Navajo kinship and marriage/5(5).

Navajo kinship and marriage. [Gary Witherspoon] -- Sent by their vacationing parents to visit Mad Aunt Mabel, Perry and Ant have an adventure, while their younger siblings Sun Dance and Beany stay at home making burglar traps and searching for a.

The Navajo people are known by the identification of their father’s, mothers, paternal grandfather’s and maternal grandfather’s. After the marriage, the residence was on the wife and her family.

The inheritance is being correlated with the post marriage residence patterns. This is when the Navajo kinship starts descent up to the mother. It treats Navajo exogamic stability as a measure of the vitality of traditional Navajo kinship organization.

The reason for the survival of traditional Navajo kinship forms is their utility for enabling Navajos to cope with marginal participation in the United States economy by means of relatives pooling manpower, money, and equipment.

Buy Navaho Kinship and Marriage by Gary Witherspoon from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: New Edition. Parsons - and the School of Social Relations at Harvard - was the common denominator between Geertz and Schneider.

The book, predictably, has two parts: the first part analyzes Navajo kinship as a cultural system (meanings), the second part as a social system.5/5. Navajo kinship and marriage.

[Gary Witherspoon] Print book: English: Midway reprint edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Navajo Indians -- Marriage customs and rites.

# Navajo Indians--Kinship\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.This sweeping, richly evocative study examines the origins and legacies of a flourishing captive exchange economy within and among native American and Euramerican communities throughout the Southwest Borderlands from the Spanish colonial era to the end of the nineteenth century.

Indigenous and colonial traditions of capture, servitude, and kinship met and meshed in the borderlands, forming a. Identify the differences between kinship establish by blood and kinship established by marriage.

Evaluate the differences between dowry and bridewealth as well as between different types of post-marital residence. Recognize patterns of family and marriage and explain why these patterns represent rational decisions within the cultural : Nina Brown, Thomas McIlwraith, Laura Tubelle de González.