“Matrilineal kinship systems are different from those with which we are more familiar, In this discussion, use the Minangkabau proverb, “”Crossing wood in the hearth makes the fire glow,””  to explore the meaning

of matrilineality among this group. Describe one example of how

this equality is manifest with the Minangkabau,  Speculate

on what it might mean to live in a gender egalitarian society, or in a

polygynous or polyandrous marriage. Do we have any proverbs with the same idea?