The Resource Dreams and transitions : the royal road to Surinamese and Australian Indigenous society, Elizabeth Pieternella Mohkamsing-den Boer

Dreams and transitions : the royal road to Surinamese and Australian Indigenous society, Elizabeth Pieternella Mohkamsing-den Boer

Label
Dreams and transitions : the royal road to Surinamese and Australian Indigenous society
Title
Dreams and transitions
Title remainder
the royal road to Surinamese and Australian Indigenous society
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Pieternella Mohkamsing-den Boer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ANL
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1961-
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Mohkamsing-den Boer, Elizabeth
Dewey number
154.63072
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • theses
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  • Indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Arawak Indians
  • Arawak Indians
  • Carib Indians
  • Carib Indians
  • Dream interpretation
  • Dream interpretation
Label
Dreams and transitions : the royal road to Surinamese and Australian Indigenous society, Elizabeth Pieternella Mohkamsing-den Boer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Thesis Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen - with ref. - with tables - with summary in Dutch" -- T.p. verso
  • "This study was funded by the Netherlands Foundation for the Advancement of Tropical Research (WOTRO)" -- T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [157]-164
Contents
Introduction : dreams prepare your emotions; Problem and argument; A comparative approach; Research in Suriname: introduction, Indigenous people in a multi-ethnic society, Amerindian village life, the setting for dream sharing, collecting dreams, the spirit world and dreams; Literature research on Australian Aborigines: Indigenous people of Australia, the Dreaming as cosmology; Terminology; Cosmology and dreams; Outline -- The relational approach to dreams: a social theory of mind; Transitional phenomena and transitional space; Religion and dreams; Relation with the environment: creation-out-of-something, pervasiveness in spiritual relations; Experiencing transitions: rites and myths as transitional phenomena, dreams as transitional phenomena; Dreams of passage: rite de passage, myth de passage, rêve de passage; Sharing dreams; Dream genres; Application -- When the spirits speak: the ancestral connection: to provide with a soul: the origin of dreams; Use us!: neglecting the spirits of medicinal plants, relational field, the Piyai, medicinal plants, transition and transformation, sharing, accompanying the transition; Village feast: singing and dancing at a ritual feast: the village feast, the lead singer, anxieties and transition; Return to Coppenamepunt: Granny Nora, take a bath!, bad or good omen?, responding to the call; White flowered teenage struggle: Piyai of the dream and his practice, ready for marriage, looking for advice; Rooted in tradition; Common dream symbols (table 1) -- When death knocks on your door: Dreams about death; Journey of the soul; The coffee factory; Dancing in the yard; Dream symbols and death (table 2) -- Dreaming in the Dreamtime: introduction; Inside and outside knowledge; Relation between the Dreaming and dreams; Spirit conception dreams: introduction, who are these spirit-children?, prenatal encounter, further implications; The ritually maturing mother: women's knowledge, double initiation, Judy's ritual life, new life phase; Topsy revisited: introduction, Topsy and the crisis, diverting dreams, reconciliation; Transformation -- A comparative perspective: introduction; The spiritual connection: "distinct yet not separate"; The narrative: when and what?; Portentous dreams: death, conception; Obtaining knowledge: ritual, initiation, starting young?; Midlife: change of status: secular offices, religious offices and midlife-transitions; Power-play and authorisation; Dreams and transformation -- Conclusion: Appendices: Map 1: Geographical distribution of Indigenous peoples; Map 2: Kari'na villages; Map 3: Arawak villages
Control code
000040090249
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 170 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Jon Altman
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)225237535
Label
Dreams and transitions : the royal road to Surinamese and Australian Indigenous society, Elizabeth Pieternella Mohkamsing-den Boer
Publication
Note
  • "Thesis Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen - with ref. - with tables - with summary in Dutch" -- T.p. verso
  • "This study was funded by the Netherlands Foundation for the Advancement of Tropical Research (WOTRO)" -- T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [157]-164
Contents
Introduction : dreams prepare your emotions; Problem and argument; A comparative approach; Research in Suriname: introduction, Indigenous people in a multi-ethnic society, Amerindian village life, the setting for dream sharing, collecting dreams, the spirit world and dreams; Literature research on Australian Aborigines: Indigenous people of Australia, the Dreaming as cosmology; Terminology; Cosmology and dreams; Outline -- The relational approach to dreams: a social theory of mind; Transitional phenomena and transitional space; Religion and dreams; Relation with the environment: creation-out-of-something, pervasiveness in spiritual relations; Experiencing transitions: rites and myths as transitional phenomena, dreams as transitional phenomena; Dreams of passage: rite de passage, myth de passage, rêve de passage; Sharing dreams; Dream genres; Application -- When the spirits speak: the ancestral connection: to provide with a soul: the origin of dreams; Use us!: neglecting the spirits of medicinal plants, relational field, the Piyai, medicinal plants, transition and transformation, sharing, accompanying the transition; Village feast: singing and dancing at a ritual feast: the village feast, the lead singer, anxieties and transition; Return to Coppenamepunt: Granny Nora, take a bath!, bad or good omen?, responding to the call; White flowered teenage struggle: Piyai of the dream and his practice, ready for marriage, looking for advice; Rooted in tradition; Common dream symbols (table 1) -- When death knocks on your door: Dreams about death; Journey of the soul; The coffee factory; Dancing in the yard; Dream symbols and death (table 2) -- Dreaming in the Dreamtime: introduction; Inside and outside knowledge; Relation between the Dreaming and dreams; Spirit conception dreams: introduction, who are these spirit-children?, prenatal encounter, further implications; The ritually maturing mother: women's knowledge, double initiation, Judy's ritual life, new life phase; Topsy revisited: introduction, Topsy and the crisis, diverting dreams, reconciliation; Transformation -- A comparative perspective: introduction; The spiritual connection: "distinct yet not separate"; The narrative: when and what?; Portentous dreams: death, conception; Obtaining knowledge: ritual, initiation, starting young?; Midlife: change of status: secular offices, religious offices and midlife-transitions; Power-play and authorisation; Dreams and transformation -- Conclusion: Appendices: Map 1: Geographical distribution of Indigenous peoples; Map 2: Kari'na villages; Map 3: Arawak villages
Control code
000040090249
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 170 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Jon Altman
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)225237535

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