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A study of a sectional aspect of a religious cult found in Arnhem Land

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A study of a sectional aspect of a religious cult found in Arnhem Land
Title
A study of a sectional aspect of a religious cult found in Arnhem Land
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Summary
Completed for A.I.A.S.; time values, definition of religion, use of symbols; religion in Arnhem Land, tradition in the use of red ochre; after-death beliefs; bees, words given for parts of bees, hive & honeycomb in Yiritja & Dua, totemic devices belonging to men of bee totem; the use of animals and birds as symbols (together with human bones), Yiritja totems of Balmawi, Birkili, Bringal, Buralong, Dae, Dalwangu, Daigurgur, Gumaitj, Gwayamil, Gunalbingu, Kalpa, Lummani, Walamungo, Walkara, Wanguri, Warumiri - Macassan influences on these; Macassan Well at Milingimbi - history, religious significance, place of Banaitjas manifestation, ceremonial centre; vegetable, fish & animal foods; legendary heroes Banaitja, Laintjung, Barama & Galpariman; translation & words of part of song where Bainaitja comes from the water; knowledge of human anatomy, complimentary language associated with the ritual of exhumation; list of body parts with English equivalent
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Wells, E. A.
Date time place
1967
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A study of a sectional aspect of a religious cult found in Arnhem Land
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Typescript
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M0054106
Extent
123 p.
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Closed access - Library Director's permission. Open copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0077611
Label
A study of a sectional aspect of a religious cult found in Arnhem Land
Publication
Note
Typescript
Control code
M0054106
Extent
123 p.
Governing access note
Closed access - Library Director's permission. Open copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0077611

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