Activity #3: Understanding Matrilineage among the Mosuo

Activity #3: Understanding Matrilineage among the Mosuo

Dr. DeCamp ANTH 1200 (Online) Activity #3: Understanding Matrilineage among the Mosuo Instructions: Follow the link included below to watch the short documentary film The Women’s Kingdom (2006). While watching this video on the Mosuo people and their matrilineal, matriarchal, and matrilocal society, answer the questions bulleted below the video link. Each question will be worth 5 points and should be given a full paragraph’s worth of discussion. Include examples from the video (and any relevant concepts from the course lectures/readings) in your responses.  https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2p842p ◦ Describe how “walking marriage” and a matriarchal family structure affect gender roles and family relationships. ◦ How has life changed for some of the women given the rise in tourism and TV/internet access?