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Family and Kinship Systems of Taron, Karoung Village, Kachin State
- The majority of Taron groups are found in Karoung village, which is also known as Arundam or Adonlong village in northern Kachin State. This village is situated in the northernmost part of Myanmar. It is a mountainous region. Tarons are famous as great hunters. Their household unit is patrilineal extended family. When the sons get married, they have to follow their husbands and live with their parents-in-law. This is called patrilocal residence. In olden days, a Taron had three to five wives living together in the same home. So they practised polygynous mamiage. Kinship system is patrilineal descent. Matrilineal descent system is not found at all.
Nyunt Nyunt Win
- The Journal of Myanmar Academy Arts & Science