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The Last Matriarchy Society: The Mosuo

The Mosuo minority is the last matriarchal society in the world. In the past, it was difficult to imagine women having complete control in authority in their society. This concept is what has made the Mosuo minority one of the most well-known minorities in China. For this research, I decided to write an 8-10 page […]



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The Mosuo: China’s Matrilinear Ethnic Minority

The Mosuo: China’s Matrilinear Ethnic Minority The Mosuo are a group in China, grouped by the government as being part of the Naxi minority. Their population resided primarily around Lugu Lake, located in the Himalayas. This group peaked my interest ¬†when I learned about their global reputation of being the world’s singular, ancient “matriarchy”. I […]



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