Fox - Kinship

Kin Groups and Descent. Fox kin groupings consisted of numerous exogamous patrilineal clans, the corporate features of which focused on ritual activities and rights to clan names. In theory, each clan was descended from a vision seeker who had been blessed by a spirit. Lineages composing the clans were the primary means for the inheritance of rights to ritual positions and political offices and also served to regulate Secondary marriages. Descent was patrilineal.

Kinship Terminology. Kinship terminology followed the Omaha system.

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