Cuicatec



ETHNONYMS: none


Kinship

Kin Groups and Descent. Most highland settlements are organized into localized or semilocalized extended families (kindreds), with the exception of San Andres, which is organized into ambilateral descent groups. The mestizo elite form large corporate families that cut across municipal and settlement boundaries.

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AMY TODD AND ROBERT C. HUNT

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