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  Scottish clan -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Clans identify with geographical areas originally controlled by the Chiefs, usually with an ancestral (A large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack) castle, and clan gatherings form a regular part of the social scene.
This system combined a hereditary element with the consent of those ruled, and while the succession in clans later followed the (additional info and facts about feudal) feudal rule of (Right of inheritance belongs exclusively to the eldest son) primogeniture, the concept of authority coming from the clan continued.
The term clan was still being used of Lowland families at the end of the (additional info and facts about 16th century) 16th century and, while aristocrats may have been increasingly likely to use the word family, the terms remained interchangeable until the (additional info and facts about 19th century) 19th century.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sc/scottish_clan.htm   (3424 words)

 Lineage 2 News, Trailers, Screenshots, Previews, Reviews, Guides -- Lineage 2 Vault
Clan names may be comprised of up to 16 alphabetical and numerical characters and cannot include spaces or special characters.
A clan is made up of a clan leader (commonly known as a Lord) and a number of clan members.
Clan skills are restricted until the dissolution occurs, but clan chat and clan bulletin boards may still be used.
l2vault.ign.com /index.php?dir=guides&content=clans   (955 words)

 Wausau - Clan system at a crossroads
The clan system remains an integral part of Hmong culture, but the assimilation of the Hmong into American culture is threatening the system's survival.
The origin of the clan system is a mystery, according to local Hmong residents and the book "Mong Education at the Crossroads," by Paoze Thao, a professor at California State University in Monterey Bay.
Clan members look to the clan leader, who is appointed, for assistance in everything from land deals and farming to family and personal matters.
www.wausaudailyherald.com /wdhlocal/291782635188000.shtml   (846 words)

 Astonia 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Clan Foundations Inc. has gained enough understanding of the magic of the ancients to offer its services to all clans who wish to hire defenders for their catacombs.
Both clan leaders need to set the status of their relations to Alliance for an alliance to be formed.
Any clan member at this rank becomes a clan leader and holds the same powers as the clan's founder, including the power to reduce the founder's rank.
www.astonia.com /manual_clan.html   (1974 words)

 Hopi Clan System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Clans are made up of individuals who trace their ancestry matrilineally to a common ancestor who is part of that clan's creation story.
Clans that emerged into the fourth way of life or migrated together are considered phratries.
Bringing a child into the world is especially important, and different members of the child's father's clan are given particular responsibilities, such as caring for the mother and child after the birth and naming the child.
www.nau.edu /~hcpo-p/culture/clans.htm   (314 words)

 Scotland Clan System
The Clan system was the effective means of government in the Highlands of Scotland from sometime before the year 1000 AD until it was essentially eliminated by the British in 1745.
What remains is the clan: a sense of family, of common roots, of a place from whence we all came, strengthened by the romance of history, the skirling of pipes, the swing of the kilt,the remembrance of a dour and hard, but beautiful land, and above all, Highland pride and loyalty.
The chief's eldest son or heir presumptive is also considered to be a chieftain and in the major clans, all the chiefs' sons may be considered to be chieftains.
www.unc.edu /~ecanada/clansys.html   (834 words)

 Menominee Culture
A clan is a group of people who are related through a common ancestor.
They have clan relatives that may not be blood relatives, but according to the clan system, they are still closely related.
According to available information, the clan system consisted of 34 subgroups divided into the five main clans, which were called phratries.
www.menominee.edu /Culturemain/2002Pages/MenomineeCulture.htm   (787 words)

The Bear Clan members were the strong and steady police and legal guardians.
Bear Clan members spent a lot of time patrolling the land surrounding the village, and in so doing, they learned which roots, bark, and plants could be used for medicines to treat the ailments of their people.
The people of the Bird Clan were said to possess the characteristics of the eagle, the head of their clan, in that they pursued the highest elevations of the mind just as the eagle pursues the highest elevations of the sky.
www.nald.ca /CLR/chikiken/page23.htm   (460 words)

 Ebika By'Abaganda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This anomaly may be because some clans have not been able to establish their claims legitimately, or possibly that some clans may have died out, with no heirs to carry on the clan heritage.
The clan is a matter of genealogy and it is through the clan that the baganda trace their ancestry.
Given the fact that the fortunes of individual clan members were so linked to the fortunes of the whole clan, the clan used to provide support and sustenance to all its members regardless of their status in society.
www.buganda.com /ebika.htm   (1115 words)

 ClanBase - ClanBase ladders upgraded
Only clans who were already ranked in the top 5 can make such challenges though, the others will first have to work their way up.
In the new ladder system, scores don't matter anymore; from now on rating changes depend only on whether the match result was a victory, a defeat or a draw.
And then there would be a clan at 2nd in ladder who go for small vacation and the number 1 clan will only smile and feed their chicken for few months..
www.clanbase.com /feature.php?nid=45   (5871 words)

 Scottish names and clans - stravaiging.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This didn't please the clans as it meant land they previously held as their own was now the king's, but it did have the effect of cementing the clan system, giving the chief's official status.
After the Battle of Culloden in 1746, when entire clans fought on the Jacobite side, the government attempted to break the clan system by banning the wearing of tartan and the owning of weapons by clansmen.
Today, there are hundreds of clan societies around the world, each with its own chief, but for the most part this is no more than a ceremonial title, and while many people attend clan gatherings, the traditional clan system has long since disappeared.
www.stravaiging.com /history/clans/index.php   (422 words)

 MacCorkill's Scottish - History of Clan System
The clan organization consisted of the chief, the tanist, the chieftans, the captain, the daoin'-uaisle -- the gentlemen, and the general body of the clan.
On the mainland the Campbells in Mid-Argyll, the Camerons in Lochaber, the Robertsons in Rannoch, the MacKenzies in Ross and the Gunns and MacKays in Caithness are examples of clans resident or associated with a district.
This blood relationship is an important fundamental in the clan system of 'septs' and was a strong element in the patriarchal system of government.
www.geocities.com /~sconemac/ats.html   (5382 words)

 Clan System by STA
It is generally accepted that the structure of Scottish society - and therefore the clan system - underwent a major change in the 11th century.
Clan Campbell and Clan Donald both supported Robert the Bruce and were amply rewarded and those MacSweens who remained in Argyll, became vassals to the Campbells.
When events dispersed clans, and deportations and enforced clearances scattered clansmen to various corners of the New World, clanship as such was often replaced with a wider, more fervent and often melancholic love of their birthplace.
www.tartansauthority.com /Web/Site/The_Clans/ClanSystem.asp   (892 words)

 The Menominee Clans Story: Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Menominee culture developed the clan system as a means to address vital issues that the tribe faced.
Not only does the clan system project serve the university community in a score of academic and general ways, it also presents for Menominee youth an opportunity to visit and study and enhance their knowledge of an illustrious past.
The Little Menominee clan carvings symbolize individual aspects of all human life, showing that harmony can be achieved by seeing the complexity and significance of a system devised by the Menominee to help guide their lives.
library.uwsp.edu /MenomineeClans   (671 words)

 Haudenosaunee:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The clan is the basic unit of social organization among the Iroquois, with the women holding primary responsibility for the function of the clans.
This system is still in place at Tonawanda, Tuscarora, Onondaga as the primary form of governance, and at Akwesasne and Oneida there are both a traditional council of chiefs which operate independently from the elected tribal council.
Clans are named after animals that have special assistance to the people - water (turtle, eel, beaver); land (bear, deer, wolf), sky (snipe, heron, hawk).
sixnations.buffnet.net /Culture?article=clans   (796 words)

 ScotClans - Scottish History - The Clan system (part 1)
Malcolm was persuaded by the Queen to adopt the latter, Gaelic was aboloished in avour of English as the language of the court and roman Catholicism was the practiced religion.
Many powerful Clans had begun to emerge and the system was given some form of order in 1587 with a roll of the Clans.
Clan Donald claimed to have originated from Conn a second century King of Ulster, the Campbells were alleged to have descended from Diarmaid the boar and the MacKinnons and MacGregors with the noblest lineage of all could trace their ancestry back to King Alpin, father of Kenneth MacAlpine.
www.scotclans.com /features/feature1.html   (977 words)

 Darkemud Clan System Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The clan leader invites who he wants, ad is the head of the clan.
No player can join the clan if he or she is within 8 levels of the leader.
Clans will want to be well rounded and have most every guild in their clan.
www.darkemud.com /darke/clans.html   (171 words)

 Understanding your family coat of arms
The seven books included on this CD deal with the principal components of heraldic bearings, namely, coats of arms, crests, and mottoes, and they attempt to identify coats of arms with their original bearers--those to whom armorial bearings were first awarded--and to trace the descent of arms in the male line.
The Clans, Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands
It is primarily an encyclopedia of Scottish clanship, devoted, in the main, to a discussion of the following subjects: Scottish Highlands, Highland garb, the tartan, Highland surnames and titles, Highland regiments, coats of arms in the clan system, Highland chiefs and chieftans, badges of clans and families, and lists of clan septs and dependents.
amberskyline.com /treasuremaps/coat-of-arms.html   (859 words)

 Abolition Of The Han System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Occurring in 1871, the abolition of the Han system and establishment of prefecture system (廃藩置県, Haihan-chiken; Hai abolish + han + chi set down + ken prefecture) was an act to replace the traditional han system and
In their place it established a new local government scheme based on geographically-defined prefectures which is still in effect today.
It brought the shogunate and domain system or bakuhan taisei to a formal end, though did not remove (end?) it completely.
www.wikiverse.org /abolition-of-the-han-system   (261 words)

 Scottish Clan System
The basis of the Highland clan was the patriarchal chief and his authoritative form of government.
A study of Clan histories reveals the existence of earlier clans and it is plain that the number and identity of clans varied from time to time.
The clan system has not survived but the kinship of the clan, fostered by modern methods of mass-communication and travel gains strength year by year.
www.fife.50megs.com /clan-system.htm   (868 words)

 LAPAHIE.com 2.8  \  Navajo Clans
Navajo children are "born to" the mother's clan and take her clan name, and are "born for" the father's clan.
The Todích'íi'nii (Bitter Water Clan) are his maternal grandfather, and the Ta'néézahnii (The Badlands People) are his paternal grandfather's clan from their moms.
A Navajo through his own clan (his mom's clan) and the clan groups to which his father as well as his spouse belong, has a great potential for personal contacts.
www.lapahie.com /Dine_Clans.cfm   (1096 words)

 Clan MacGaming - System's Twilight Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The graphics are rather simplistic (very similar to those of 3 in Three), as are the sounds, but this game offers puzzles the likes of which could never appear in games like Myst and 7th Guest, because they would scare the public away.
Set in the world of computers, you venture out on a quest to find the old Powers of the System, in an effort to return things to "normal." From this point on you basically navigate through the main map and try (yes, "try") to solve puzzles.
System's Twilight does not attempt to be a graphically spectacular game, or a multimedia moviefest.
www.clanmacgaming.com /articles.php?read=111   (526 words)

 Change in the Clan System in 21st Century
Recent market research conducted in the Highlands has shown that only 32% of Highlanders believe the traditional Clan system is at all relevant to their way of life today.
The research conducted by The Highland Festival and Orange for the launch of a new project, called Clan, showed that people still felt the need for social belonging but felt the traditional Clan system was outdated and not relevant to modern multi-cultural society.
The project, studying contemporary, social ‘clans’ in the Highlands, is a photographic reinterpretation of what being a member of a clan means in the 21st Century.
www.hi-arts.co.uk /Default.aspx.LocID-hianewk9g.RefLocID-hiacfy00d001.Lang-EN.htm   (480 words)

 William Tetley, Mixed jurisdictions: common law vs civil law (codified and uncodified) (Part I)
Modern Egyptian law is therefore an intriguing mixed legal system, blending civilian rules fashioned, in style, structure and content, on the model of the French Civil Code of 1804, with the law of Islam and, in family law areas (such as marriage, divorce, filiation and alimentary obligations), with a variety of religiously-founded personal laws.
Consequentially, civil law systems are "closed", in the sense that every possible situation is governed by a limited number of general principles,[135] while common law systems are "open", in the sense that new rules may be created or imported for new facts.
The long-term vitality of two legal systems in a mixed jurisdiction is greatly assisted, and may in fact be dependent upon, the official recognition of two languages, one of which is particularly associated with each legal system in question.
cisgw3.law.pace.edu /cisg/biblio/tetley.html   (18079 words)

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Clan admins are able to protect forum threads against our routine by archiving them in special intern boards.
clanintern.yusho.de /index.php4?.com&open=faq   (521 words)

 Scotland Article, Scotland Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Historically the Lowlands adopted a variant of the feudal system after the Norman Conquest of England, with families of Norman ancestry providing mostof the monarchs after approximately 1100 AD.
The university systems in several Commonwealth countries show marked affinities with the Scottish rather than the English system.
The modern system of branch banking (in which banks maintain a nationwide system of offices rather than one or two centraloffices) originated in Scotland.
www.anoca.org /scottish/england/scotland.html   (2529 words)

 Clanology - Clan System of the Iroquois, 3rd printing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Clanology - Clan System of the Iroquois is the important text about the importance of the clan system written by Mohawk Elder Tom Porter and published by the Native North American Travelling College.
Other chapters explain the traditional Mohawk clans and their characteristics, the important role of clans within ceremonies, the duties and responsibilities of the clan mother, weddings, ceremonies, funerals and wakes, and the Bear Clan and medicine.
Included are three interviews with Akwesasne Mohawk women who give their perspective on the clan system.
www.goodminds.com /books/Clanology%20-%20Clan%20System%20of%20the%20Iroquois%20%203rd%20print.html   (268 words)

 Nexus Chronicles - New clan system   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Well, there is now a new clan system that can be used by all members.
To create a new clan and become a clan leader you can post your username, clan name and clan description in the forums and I will create it for you.
There will also be statistics generated on the clans with the greatest ranking (which is calculated on the average of all players ranks in the clan).
www.nexuschronicles.com /content/view/35/40   (139 words)

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