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Back in 1983, Reform Judaism recognized the Jewish identity of children of “patrilineal descent.”
Sadly, his proposal was spurned and the “patrilineal” experiment failed.
The area covered by the dichotomous organisations is divided almost equally between matrilineal and patrilineal tribes.
We also know approximately the limits of the matrilineal and patrilineal systems.
With patrilineal descent they tend to occupy the tribal territory in such a way that each phratry becomes a local group.
For the eight-class system see Table Ia; in which it is assumed that patrilineal descent prevails in all the tribes.
Patrilineal descent may have been directly evolved without the intermediate stage of reckoning through females.