Acoma Kinship Terms

  title={Acoma Kinship Terms},
  author={Barbara H. Mickey},
  journal={Southwestern Journal of Anthropology},
  pages={249 - 256}
E GGAN HAS DESCRIBED the Acoma kinship system as formerly of the Crow type, similar to that of Laguna, with a probable shift to a "bilateral" system, in which father's ister is classed with mother and cross-cousins with siblings.' The greatest changes in classification have occurred in connection with the father's lineage group, but, although maternal relatives are still classified in terms of a lineage principle, these too are beginning to shift.2 He found that the system is (or once was… Expand
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