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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 People

On the border of the Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces in China by Lugu Lake there’s a society that’s quite different from the traditional Chinese ethnic minorities. The village has been called the “Land of Women” and “Country of Daughters” and has a population of about 40,000. The Mosuo people have be advertised as a matriarchal […]



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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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