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  • The god, the victim and the human group are regarded as of the same kin; the animal (totem) is the earlier form of the god; the deity was originally female, for under matrilineal rules the mother alone is of kin to her children, but, with the rise of descent in the male line, the god was transformed into a male.
  • Matrilineal descent ( from the mother's line ).
  • Matrilineal descent systems with ancestor cults.
  • Matrilineal kin groups than in societies with patrilineal kin groups?
  • Matrilineal line - connected him to the Tikar tribe, who cluster in present-day Cameroon.

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