Benin Metro Map and Country Region
History for Benin Metro Map
1757 An example of the gender differences between Native Countrys and Europeans is a meeting between the Cherokee chief Attacullaculla and male officials from South Carolina. Benin Metro Map The chief criticizes the Carolinians, arguing that all men are born of women, so women should be allowed into the important councils.
As with many Native Country societies, Cherokee ancestry is traced through the female, not the male line, and property belongs to mothers and daughters instead of the men.
Young married couples join the woman’s family, not the man’s, and women commonly hold leadership positions as shamans. 1764 In the court case Davey v. Tyner, the colonial Pennsylvania Supreme Court supports the existing joint deed system of conveyance by which a married woman’s property is somewhat protected. A wife must give formal verbal consent to a justice of the peace before her property can be sold.