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A Preliminary report of field work in the Ooldea region, Western South Australia

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A Preliminary report of field work in the Ooldea region, Western South Australia
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A Preliminary report of field work in the Ooldea region, Western South Australia
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Field work in Western South Australia
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Fieldwork 1941; Local environment, physical appearance, migration routes of tribes from North & West to Ooldea, trading routes; Mythological basis of desert culture; Acculturation and native policy - effect of white contact; Social organization and institution, list of hordes most common at Ooldea, monogamy, polygyny, kinship terms, avoidance relationship, obligation, marriages, section system, camp boss and tribal government; Economics varieties of food and meat, hunting stories (with translations), hunting methods, storage of certain foods; Magical rites carried out to obtain natural species during a hunt, trading; Knowledge of physiological paternity, native texts on conception, love chants; Birth, childhood, puberty & initiation, mythological background to initiation (circumcision, sub-incision) stages of initiation; Cicatrization; Wongi institution - sanctioning of premarital sexual intimacy; Marriages, initiation of girls, marriage rites, old age and death, mourning ceremony, religious beliefs, totemism; dram patrilineal cult, conception & individual; Sacred ceremonial objects and relics and their place in totemic cult life, myths behind sacred rites, songs sung at rites (with translations); Increase ceremony, drawing of native plan of centre and myth; Magic classification - productive, protective and destructive, medicine men & their initiation, data collected on ma; mu, malignant spirits - texts and songs relating to ma; mu Womens life; defloration, religious life, myths, ceremonial life; Language, grammar, use of archaic and special words, songs Material culture; Full description of initiation ceremony at Macumba (Aranda); Rite of penis holding - salutation and settlement of grievances
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1916-1990
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Berndt, Ronald M.
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Aboriginal Australians
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A Preliminary report of field work in the Ooldea region, Western South Australia
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Vol. XII no 4: Introduction; Environment, people and the tribe -- Vol. XIII no. 1 : Acculturation and native policy -- Applied anthropology -- Additional note reviewing N. B. Tindale "Survey of the half-caste problem in South Australia -- Vol. XIII no 2: Social organization and institutions: local hordes; A partial list of hordes most common at Ooldea; At the main camp; The family; Monogamy and polygamy; Kinship and generation level; Kinship terms; Some obligations and prohibitions; General levels or lines; Ooldea kinship and marriage; Local exogamy; Function of section system; Camp headmanship and tribal government; Socio-economic activities: Discussion of desert economic life (including lists of Indigenous Aboriginal foods easily obtainable in the spinifex, native texts, songs, etc. -- Vol. XIII, no. 3: The Life cycle : knowledge of physiological paternity; Birth; Childhood; Sex knowledge and activities of children; Pre-initiatio -- Initiation : mythological background to initiation: Stage 1: preliminary initiation; The blood rite ('tjulguni); The piercing of the nasal septum ('mula'dilumba); Tooth evulsion ('kadadi'bung); Conclusion; Intermediate period -- Stage II : The tossing rite ('kadu'woningu); The presentation; The presence of women and the throwing of fire; Ceremonies preceding circumcision; The smoking; The circumcision ('moduni); Post-circumcision; The intermediate period -- Stage III: The subincision rite ('komperu); Segregation; The return to the camp; Discussion on subincision; Intermediate period -- Stage IV: Cicatrization -- The 'Wongi institution: introduction; Pre-marital licence; Prevention of childbirth; Extra-marital experiences; Masturbation and homosexual tendencies -- Marriage: introduction; Infant betrothal; Provision of wife after initiation; Other marriages; Elopement -- Vol. XIII no. 4: Marriage: the marriage rite ('djungalin) -- Adulthood: interests; The passing from youth into old age -- Death: discussion; the deceased's spirit ('gordi) -- The religious life: discussion; Totemism; Patrilineal cult totemism; Dream totemism -- Vol. XIV no. 1: The religious life : conception totemism; Individual totemism; Totemic cult life; The sacred ceremonial objects and relics -- The post-initiation blood-letting rites: discussion; Drinking of blood from the Waiuda wera; Drinking of blood without the presence of the sacred wera -- The post-initiation blood-letting rites : ceremonial anointing and drinking of blood with increase intent; Blood for decorative purposes; Blood-letting from the penis incisure; Totemic cult ceremonies and their background : "'Inma 'Dalwaba parts 1 to 5; 'Inma "'Mingari and 'Baba; 'Inma 'Bi:ra (first part only); Increase ritual; Ceremonies of increase intent held away from the increase centres; Exchange of women -- The Evening camp 'Inma : discussion -- Magic: discussion; Classification of Ooldea magic; The native doctor and magic; Initiation of a 'kinkin -- Discussion : stages I-VI -- Initiation of private individuals into sorcery: a mythological background: a) The 'tulu initiation ('Waiuda) b) The 'madaki rite ('keniga) c) Subsequent ritual -- The 'Keniga and 'Waiuda cult ceremonies -- Vol. XIV no. 2: The use of the 'Tulu and 'madaki objects; Loading the pointing "bone"; Pointing "bone" procedure; The 'Wa:nmala; 'Tshina'gabil sorcery; Rain-making; Magic of hunting; Magic to stop quarrelling; Love magic: general discussion and introduction; Mythological background -- The love magic ritual of men: the use of hair; rite of sand-drawing; singing a head-band; singing over a hole; woman after man; attracting a woman by chest design; to achieve an impermanent union; The'urum'bela 'djilbil; The 'urum'bela rite; The 'madaki ceremony: first day; following three days; Love magic carried out in conjunction with women; To obtain women from a distance; The 'tjukaba'inma'gunia and evening ceremony : the afternoon; evening; A 'gula'gula expedition of women assisted by the chanting of men : versio 1, version 2 -- Women's love magic: a rite carried out for the benefit of one of the participants; performed individually; to attract the attention of a man -- Magic to force a man to return after declining -- Magic of jealousy -- Magic to ease sexual desire -- The Ma:mu -- Vol. XIV no. 3: Women's life: introduction; Everyday life; Childhood; Menstruation; Initiation; Adolescence; Marriage; Pregnancy; Spirit children; Birth; Death; Religious life -- Vol. XIV no 4: Women's life : The 'Ma:mu : references also to 'gordi; Totemism; Ceremonial life; Love magic; Conclusion -- Vol. XV no 1: Language: phonetics; Grammar; The use of archaic and special words; Songs; Synonyms; Negative forms; Dialectical differences; European influences; Conclusion -- Vol. XV no 2: Material culture; Conclusion -- Vol. XV no 3: An initiation ceremony at Macumba; The rite of penis-holding - a note; Corrections and additions; Table of contents -- List of diagrams: Vol. XII no. 4: Tribal map of the ares; map showing upper part of the Great Victoria Desert -- Vol. XIV, no. 1: Sketch map referring to certain sacred relics; Increase centre: a drawing referring to the 'Minma 'Di:di myth; A drawing of the 'Waiuda, 'Wiri:il and 'Kemiga "Sky ceremony"; A plan of the 'Inma 'Keniga ground -- Vol. XIV no. 4: 'Ma:mu drawn by women; 'Ma:mu drawings by women -- Plates : Vol. XIV no. 1: Sacred and non-sacred ceremonies -- Vol. XV no. 3: Circumcision-subincision operations
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M0033232
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
343 pages, 3 unnumbered leaves of plates
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
2340 ; 12545
System control number
0056665
Label
A Preliminary report of field work in the Ooldea region, Western South Australia
Publication
Contents
Vol. XII no 4: Introduction; Environment, people and the tribe -- Vol. XIII no. 1 : Acculturation and native policy -- Applied anthropology -- Additional note reviewing N. B. Tindale "Survey of the half-caste problem in South Australia -- Vol. XIII no 2: Social organization and institutions: local hordes; A partial list of hordes most common at Ooldea; At the main camp; The family; Monogamy and polygamy; Kinship and generation level; Kinship terms; Some obligations and prohibitions; General levels or lines; Ooldea kinship and marriage; Local exogamy; Function of section system; Camp headmanship and tribal government; Socio-economic activities: Discussion of desert economic life (including lists of Indigenous Aboriginal foods easily obtainable in the spinifex, native texts, songs, etc. -- Vol. XIII, no. 3: The Life cycle : knowledge of physiological paternity; Birth; Childhood; Sex knowledge and activities of children; Pre-initiatio -- Initiation : mythological background to initiation: Stage 1: preliminary initiation; The blood rite ('tjulguni); The piercing of the nasal septum ('mula'dilumba); Tooth evulsion ('kadadi'bung); Conclusion; Intermediate period -- Stage II : The tossing rite ('kadu'woningu); The presentation; The presence of women and the throwing of fire; Ceremonies preceding circumcision; The smoking; The circumcision ('moduni); Post-circumcision; The intermediate period -- Stage III: The subincision rite ('komperu); Segregation; The return to the camp; Discussion on subincision; Intermediate period -- Stage IV: Cicatrization -- The 'Wongi institution: introduction; Pre-marital licence; Prevention of childbirth; Extra-marital experiences; Masturbation and homosexual tendencies -- Marriage: introduction; Infant betrothal; Provision of wife after initiation; Other marriages; Elopement -- Vol. XIII no. 4: Marriage: the marriage rite ('djungalin) -- Adulthood: interests; The passing from youth into old age -- Death: discussion; the deceased's spirit ('gordi) -- The religious life: discussion; Totemism; Patrilineal cult totemism; Dream totemism -- Vol. XIV no. 1: The religious life : conception totemism; Individual totemism; Totemic cult life; The sacred ceremonial objects and relics -- The post-initiation blood-letting rites: discussion; Drinking of blood from the Waiuda wera; Drinking of blood without the presence of the sacred wera -- The post-initiation blood-letting rites : ceremonial anointing and drinking of blood with increase intent; Blood for decorative purposes; Blood-letting from the penis incisure; Totemic cult ceremonies and their background : "'Inma 'Dalwaba parts 1 to 5; 'Inma "'Mingari and 'Baba; 'Inma 'Bi:ra (first part only); Increase ritual; Ceremonies of increase intent held away from the increase centres; Exchange of women -- The Evening camp 'Inma : discussion -- Magic: discussion; Classification of Ooldea magic; The native doctor and magic; Initiation of a 'kinkin -- Discussion : stages I-VI -- Initiation of private individuals into sorcery: a mythological background: a) The 'tulu initiation ('Waiuda) b) The 'madaki rite ('keniga) c) Subsequent ritual -- The 'Keniga and 'Waiuda cult ceremonies -- Vol. XIV no. 2: The use of the 'Tulu and 'madaki objects; Loading the pointing "bone"; Pointing "bone" procedure; The 'Wa:nmala; 'Tshina'gabil sorcery; Rain-making; Magic of hunting; Magic to stop quarrelling; Love magic: general discussion and introduction; Mythological background -- The love magic ritual of men: the use of hair; rite of sand-drawing; singing a head-band; singing over a hole; woman after man; attracting a woman by chest design; to achieve an impermanent union; The'urum'bela 'djilbil; The 'urum'bela rite; The 'madaki ceremony: first day; following three days; Love magic carried out in conjunction with women; To obtain women from a distance; The 'tjukaba'inma'gunia and evening ceremony : the afternoon; evening; A 'gula'gula expedition of women assisted by the chanting of men : versio 1, version 2 -- Women's love magic: a rite carried out for the benefit of one of the participants; performed individually; to attract the attention of a man -- Magic to force a man to return after declining -- Magic of jealousy -- Magic to ease sexual desire -- The Ma:mu -- Vol. XIV no. 3: Women's life: introduction; Everyday life; Childhood; Menstruation; Initiation; Adolescence; Marriage; Pregnancy; Spirit children; Birth; Death; Religious life -- Vol. XIV no 4: Women's life : The 'Ma:mu : references also to 'gordi; Totemism; Ceremonial life; Love magic; Conclusion -- Vol. XV no 1: Language: phonetics; Grammar; The use of archaic and special words; Songs; Synonyms; Negative forms; Dialectical differences; European influences; Conclusion -- Vol. XV no 2: Material culture; Conclusion -- Vol. XV no 3: An initiation ceremony at Macumba; The rite of penis-holding - a note; Corrections and additions; Table of contents -- List of diagrams: Vol. XII no. 4: Tribal map of the ares; map showing upper part of the Great Victoria Desert -- Vol. XIV, no. 1: Sketch map referring to certain sacred relics; Increase centre: a drawing referring to the 'Minma 'Di:di myth; A drawing of the 'Waiuda, 'Wiri:il and 'Kemiga "Sky ceremony"; A plan of the 'Inma 'Keniga ground -- Vol. XIV no. 4: 'Ma:mu drawn by women; 'Ma:mu drawings by women -- Plates : Vol. XIV no. 1: Sacred and non-sacred ceremonies -- Vol. XV no. 3: Circumcision-subincision operations
Control code
M0033232
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
343 pages, 3 unnumbered leaves of plates
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
2340 ; 12545
System control number
0056665

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