Matrilineal kinship

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Leaving Mother Lake: Humans are extremely flexible in social organization and kinship. Describe how living in a matrilineal kinship structure affects different areas of a female ego’s life, such as access to resources, political alliances, marriage, and religion. How is this different from dominant American culture? How does this influence who has access to power? Your response should include a discussion of values in matrilineal societies with specific examples from Leaving Mother Lake.