The Resource A day in the life of a Dieri man before alien contact, by Ronald M. Berndt

A day in the life of a Dieri man before alien contact, by Ronald M. Berndt

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A day in the life of a Dieri man before alien contact
Title
A day in the life of a Dieri man before alien contact
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by Ronald M. Berndt
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Summary
Interlinear translation of Dieri text which describes something of the behaviour and thoughts of a man before white contact; List of previous recordings of Dieri texts; Tells of initiation and reasons for 1) tossing body in air 2) circumcision Birth, use of navel cord in increase ritual; gypsum stone used in fishing magic; description of Mindari ceremony (emu), with detailed explanations, womens role in ritual, sexual licence; Method of drying fish; games; singing of magara for use in revenge of man who murdered brother; Types of foods; Story of the Muramura Widlabina (cannibal woman); biographical details of Bandigana and his family, father a Wonggonguru, mother, Dieri
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1916-1990
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Berndt, Ronald M.
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Dibana, Andreas
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A day in the life of a Dieri man before alien contact, by Ronald M. Berndt
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
M0033199
Extent
pages 171-201
System control number
0056617
Label
A day in the life of a Dieri man before alien contact, by Ronald M. Berndt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
M0033199
Extent
pages 171-201
System control number
0056617

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