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Culture cult: : ritual circulation of inalienable objects and appropriation of cultural knowledge (Northwest and Central Australia), Barbara Glowczewski

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Culture cult: : ritual circulation of inalienable objects and appropriation of cultural knowledge (Northwest and Central Australia)
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Culture cult:
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ritual circulation of inalienable objects and appropriation of cultural knowledge (Northwest and Central Australia)
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Barbara Glowczewski
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Examination of the role and circulation of objects in the maintenance and revival of Aboriginal cultures in the Western Desert, Kimberley and Broome regions, WA; Indigenous claims and concept of inalienable possessions and European concepts of property contrasted; protection of cultural ownership; discusses example of ritual objects and travelling initiation cults; nature and practices of exchange processes; Aboriginal concepts of "culture", the role and cultural management difficulties of a cultural centre - Bugarrigarra Nyurdany Culture Centre; examples of giving-without-losing - Djanggawul myth; cultural context and value of hair string circulation - alienable and inalienable contexts of its exchange - reply to Weiner
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Culture cult: : ritual circulation of inalienable objects and appropriation of cultural knowledge (Northwest and Central Australia), Barbara Glowczewski
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