Thadou



ETHNONYM: Thadu, New Kuki (in 19th century)


Kinship

The Thadou are subdivided into several exogamous clans among which are the Shitlhous, the Dongngels, the Kipgens, the Shingshons, the Chonglois, the Hangshings, and the Phohils. Patrilineal descent obtains. Omaha-type kinship terminology is employed for first cousins.


See also Mizo ; Purum

Bibliography

Shakespear, John (1912). The Lushei Kuki Clans. London: Macmillan.


Shaw, William (1929). Notes on the Thadou Kukis. Calcutta: Asiatic Society of Bengal.


Simoons, Frederick J., and Elizabeth S. Simoons (1968). A Ceremonial Ox of India: The Mithan in Nature, Culture, and History. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

HUGH R. PAGE, JR.

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