The Resource Aboriginal rain-makers

Aboriginal rain-makers

Label
Aboriginal rain-makers
Title
Aboriginal rain-makers
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Subject
Summary
Reason for making rain - punishment, survival in drought-stricken areas, making hunting easier; methods of rainmaking (Yaroinga, Turrbal, Dieri; Darling River, Georgina River, Kimberleys); Rainbow Serpent source of magic - Koko-Yalunyu tribe, Kimberleys and Oenpelli area - rituals connected with rain; Wanjina rock paintings (Ungarinyin); rite practised in Aranda tribe; imitative magic exploited by Kurnai tribe; association of ideas (Arnhem Land); the stopping of rain - methods used by Turrubul, Murngin medicine man, Forrest River tribe
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1905-1997
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McCarthy, Frederick D.
Label
Aboriginal rain-makers
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Publication
Control code
M0047078
Extent
1 volume
System control number
0067601
Label
Aboriginal rain-makers
Publication
Control code
M0047078
Extent
1 volume
System control number
0067601

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    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
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