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class name of its mother, therefore the descent is counted in the female
line. The children of 1 and 3 are not permitted to marry nor may
(5) the children of 2 and 4, it being held taht they are too nearly
related - the relatonship is called "Kami". Their children
are however permitted to marry, the relationship being called
(6) noa (1) The man 7 (m) can only obtain a wife from among that
group of women who are all noa to him. Please remember
the grandparnets 1 + 3 - 2 and 4 are each a group of people
-that is for instance the grandfather 1(m) has a number of brothers
(own and tribal) and so on with the others. Therefore the man (7m)
is also one of a group of brothers (own and tribal) who are all
7 born "noa" to a group of women of whom (8f) is one
who are all born "noa" to 7m + his brethren.

8 Putting this in other words a man being Kararu [is - crossed out]
can only marry a woman who is one of the Matteri women
of the tribe. But under the rule of the "noa" relationships, you
9 will see that the available women are only a comparatively
small part of the Matteri women. A noa woman as
regards 7m must be (using our terms) his "mother's (5)
mother's (3), brother's (2), daughter's (6), daughter (8)". ___________

We see therefore that [although a Matteri man - crossed out] the Kararu women are
as regards a Matteri divided into two groups - a [lar - crossed out]
small one with one or more of whom it is lawful for him to marry
+ a large one the women of which it is not lawful to marry
___________________________
(1) note - 1 and 3 - 2 and 4 -were in the relative of "noa" or they
could not have married - therefore the relationships
of Noa + Kami 'alternate in removal level of a
generation'.

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