Mosuo culture. Crystal Mendoza Kristen Gomez Kaitlin Burke Georgia Huston Adolescent Psychology Dr. Sara Villanueva 2 December 2013. Introduction- Origins. Population: 40,000 people. Lugu Lake in Southern China Known as “The Kingdom of Women ” - matriarchal community .
Dr. Sara Villanueva
2 December 2013
Population: 40,000 people.
Lugu Lake in Southern China
Known as “The Kingdom of Women” -matriarchal community.
No standing army
Walking Marriages—women have more power
Family Responsibilities—men have less responsibility
Children live in maternal household
Ceremony occurs at 12-14-years-old
“Skirt Ceremony” for girls
“Pants Ceremony” for boys
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