The Resource Aborigines : religion

Aborigines : religion

Label
Aborigines : religion
Title
Aborigines
Title remainder
religion
Creator
Subject
Summary
Mythical record of creation, wide concept of the Dreaming, core of cult totemism - found in W.A., Yorke Peninsula to Clarence River, Arnhem Land; Social sanctions in mythology, god or cult hero prescribed pattern of behaviour; Initiation, tooth avulsion, hair depilation (eastern Aust.), cicatrization (Arnhem Land), tying of tight armligatures (coastal W.A.), other parts of Aust circumcision, blood rites Myth of central region (Inapertwa) interpreted as a preview of evolution; Use of bullroarer or ritual objects ; fire ceremonies; Doctrine of the souls, note on Kunapipi cult; persons spiritdouble in cave (Central Australia); Cult heroes - sky-hero (Cape York, north coast, N.S.W., central N.S.W., Victoria, lower Murray, Gaididji people, Garadjari); Rainbow Serpent (Arnhem Land, Great Victoria Desert, Western Desert, Kimberley, north central S.A.); Ancestral Totemic Cults (desert & arid regions); Wandjina cult Galaru-Ungarinyin & Worora); the Maraian, Fertility Mother Cults (Arnhem Land - Ngurlmak, Ubar, Kunapipi, Djanggawul, Laintjung, Yabuduruwa); Religion and art; Cannibalism (Cape York, Darling & upper Murray River - Lake Eyre - S.W. corner of Gulf of Carpentaria, west coast of W.A.); Astronomy
Is part of
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1891-1979
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elkin, A. P.
Label
Aborigines : religion
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
M0041701
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0048964
Label
Aborigines : religion
Publication
Control code
M0041701
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0048964

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