Fertility and Nandan.

From: Alex Ferguson <abf_at_cs.ucc.ie>
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2000 17:37:06 +0100 (BST)

> Clan survival-wise, fertile women are more crucial and
> difficult, I imagine, than fertile men.

Well, if you believe the proponents of strict exogamy, it's not important at all! (OK, other than the second order recipricosity sense.)

In fact, IIRC the Nandan proto-myth correctly, it seems to be implicitly endogamous, wasn't it?


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