Dani compound cluster (possibly of four compounds), a level of
territorial organization intermediate between a neighborhood and a
Note the presence of a larger men's house ranked by smaller huts
for individual wives.
Doesn't follow a single simple residential rule
Men who may be related or allied in a number of different ways correside
within a single compound and inhabit a single central hut within it.
Women live with their husbands as they marry and are assigned smaller
individual huts around the men's house
As such, the Dani compound organization is independent
of the patrilineal kinship system and represents the lowest level in the