Marriage is obligatory among the Dinka. Every male is expected to raise a family and can marry as many wives as possible. Relatives marry to the ghost of a male who died in infancy �many �ghost fathers� exist among the Dinka.
The bride price differs from one Dinka section to the other. It ranges from some tens (Upper Nile) to a few hundreds (Bahr el Ghazal). In the same way the bride price is raised by the groom�s family � contribution, it is distributed accordingly (uncle to uncle, brother to brother, etc.) in the Bride�s clan.
Chief�s daughters fetch more cattle in the same way chief�s son is expected to pay more cattle for his wife. University graduates fetch more bride prices; a...
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