Korowai vs Avunculate - What's the difference?

korowai | avunculate |

korowai

English

Noun

(Korowai)
  • A member of a people of southeastern Papua who are hunter-gatherers and horticulturalists.
  • Synonyms

    * Kolufo

    avunculate

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • the relationship between a man and his sister's children, generally her sons.
  • (In certain tribal peoples, for example, the Korowai) refers to a special relationship between a man and a maternal uncle, and the mutual responsibilities between them.