Clan; I haven't heard that one... tribe, constellation, yes.
Have you done any research on intentional communities? This is what came up for me when I read your posts. There are some poly ideals within those that are interested in pursuing this kind of community I have heard. I don't really know much about it but I think there is a link to permaculture also.
If you find anything interesting out I would love it if you came back and told us about it. I have always been interested, but haven't had a chance to check it out yet.
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