Re: tribes

From: Peter Metcalfe <metcalph_at_...>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 11:15:16 +1300

Thom Baguley:

>Given the recent discussions on marriage and clans ... is one of the
>factors in the move from clan to tribe as basic social unit the change of
>marriage patterns due to Lunar settlement of Tarsh? As more people marry
>incomers (and not their traditional clan marriage partners) the clan social
>unit becomes weakened.

Given that the Lunars have clans too, I think Pelorian clan traditions are being adopted rather than the clans being weakened.

--Peter Metcalfe

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