The Resource Galka djama (sorcery) and its increasing use, (electronic resource)

Galka djama (sorcery) and its increasing use, (electronic resource)

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Galka djama (sorcery) and its increasing use
Title
Galka djama (sorcery) and its increasing use
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Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the use of galka djama (sorcery) in Yolngu society and the fact that old people think it is on the increase because of the fear of Balanda law; also discusses Yolngu attitudes towards balanda police and prisons; the traditional equivalent to incarceration was use of the spear; describes traditional forms of law courts; discusses the negative effects of the increased use of sorcery - the confusion it causes and the impact on people's health and safety
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non fiction
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Aboriginal Resource and Development Services
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Information paper / Aboriginal Resource and Development Services ;
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Customary law
Label
Galka djama (sorcery) and its increasing use, (electronic resource)
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/e_access/digital/a340996_a.pdf
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Publication
Note
  • Revised April 1998
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
1 volume
Label
Galka djama (sorcery) and its increasing use, (electronic resource)
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/e_access/digital/a340996_a.pdf
Publication
Note
  • Revised April 1998
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
1 volume

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