Re: Brothers in law
|From:||Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 4, 2006, 20:09|
On Thu, 04 May 2006 13:47:54 -0400, Michael Adams
> Sort of the reverse is the Mormon custom of a man marrying his
> brother wife, when the brother died. Not always a marriage, but
> more like a "she is under my protection, and so are her kids,
> since she is my brother widow and they are my kin"..
Not just Mormon, but Comanche, and IIRC Cherokee. It may well be a pattern
common to many Native Americans, but I have no idea.