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Awesome island of Weir : human sacrifice, cannibal cult of 50 years ago now revealed : find by white man

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Awesome island of Weir : human sacrifice, cannibal cult of 50 years ago now revealed : find by white man
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Awesome island of Weir : human sacrifice, cannibal cult of 50 years ago now revealed : find by white man
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Description of island; cult of Waiet practised by Zogo priests from Mer; detailed description of effigy found by A.O.C. Davies; fertility god; 8 day annual ceremony; women & children excluded; sacrificial victims prisoners; initiation rites not described by informant Passi; method of execution, cannibalism practised; dances, decorations; strict moral code observed except on Night of Waiet
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1908-1983
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Simpson, Colin
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Davies, Arthur Oliver Cromwell
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Awesome island of Weir : human sacrifice, cannibal cult of 50 years ago now revealed : find by white man
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M0051849
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0074302
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Awesome island of Weir : human sacrifice, cannibal cult of 50 years ago now revealed : find by white man
Publication
Control code
M0051849
System control number
0074302

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