. Alison is in South America studying the descent of a tribe

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Alison is in South America studying the descent of a tribe in the Amazon. The tribe consists of groups of people who claim descent from the same common ancestor. Members of the tribe claim descent through their mother. What type of descent group is Alison observing?
A.
a lineage
B.
a matriclan
C.
a moiety
D.
a patriclan
E.
a phratry