The Resource A fragment of a description of a bora at Mt. Milbirraman

A fragment of a description of a bora at Mt. Milbirraman

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A fragment of a description of a bora at Mt. Milbirraman
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A fragment of a description of a bora at Mt. Milbirraman
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Summary
Near the mouth of the Black River; detailed description of initiation ceremony, shield and heavy spear barbed with sharks teeth shown to initiates; clay figure of crocodile in ring; stoppage of blood circulation by means of tight band around arm, song (5 lines) sung by women [with free translation], part played by women in ceremony; rite witnessed by author in l88l
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1851-1924
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Meston, Archibald
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A fragment of a description of a bora at Mt. Milbirraman
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M0048701
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0069741
Label
A fragment of a description of a bora at Mt. Milbirraman
Publication
Control code
M0048701
System control number
0069741

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