How to use Totemic in a sentence

totemic
  • All belonged to the same totem or totemic class, and might be scattered throughout the tribe, though subject to the same marriage laws.

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  • The headship of the clan was sometimes hereditary, sometimes elective, but each clan had a totemic name, and the clans together constituted the tribe, the bond being not land, but blood.

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  • The Bechuanas, who occupy by far the largest domain, and preserve the totemic tribal system, were probably the first arrivals from the north or the north-sea coastlands.

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  • Thus in Australia the initiation ceremonies, concerned as they partly are with marriage, always an affair between the kin-groups, are tribal, whilst the totemic rites are the prime concern of the members of the totem clans.

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  • The guardian spirit also is called a ' power animal ', ' tutelary spirit ', totemic animal ' or ' familiar '.

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  • The most intricate and stringent rules existed as to marriage within and without the totemic inter-marrying classes.

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  • These masks were used as a part of ancient Chinese totemic culture for their rituals.

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