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Initiation ceremonies of Australian tribes

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Initiation ceremonies of Australian tribes
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Initiation ceremonies of Australian tribes
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Tribal areas of Koombanggary, Thangatty, Anaywan, similar moiety section with Kamilaroi; description of Burbung, messengers with emblems sent to neighbouring tribes, headmens camp, carved trees, ground designs, earthen figures; etiquette of visiting tribes, medicine men and magical feats, corroborees; decorating novices, mothers part in ritual, bullroarers, use of blood, isolated camp, imitation of totemic animals, description of ceremony; washing at special water-hole, painting with pipe clay, preparation by women for novices return, part in ceremonial return, smoking novices, food restrictions, magical substances shown, cannibalism once practised; tribal map, no.1; Wiradjuri, dialects of Wonghibons, Eethaeetha, Watthi-watthi, Kianigani, Yuppila, Yota-Yota, Boorabirrba; no.2; Kamilaroi, Yookumble, Walaroi, Pickumble, Yuollary, Wailwan, Moorawaree; no.3; Bunan ceremony, Thurrawall, Wodi-wodi, Jeringin, Ngarroogoo, Beddiwell, Mudthang, Dhooroomba, Gundungurra, Wonnawal; no.4; Darkinung, Wannerawa, Warrimee, Wannungine, Dharrook, initiation ceremony Narramang; no. 5; Wattung, Gooreenggai, Minyowa, Molo, Kutthack, Bahree, Karrapath, Birrapee; no.7; Bunjellung, Gidjoobal, Kahwul, Nowgyjul, Watchee, Yackrabul, Ngandowul, Wandarral ceremony; no.8; Barkunji, Bungyarlee, Bahroongee, Wombungee, Noolulgo, Wamba Wamba, Waiky Waiky, Latjoo Latjoo, Mutti Mutti; Appendix contains The Nguttan initiation ceremony (tribes on Williams and Gloucester Rivers); gathering of tribes, corroborees, heat endurance of initiates, use of carved bark, bullroarers, return to camp, food prepared by women, showing sacred white stones, origin of stones, way of obtaining them
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1841-1918
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Mathews, R. H.
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Initiation ceremonies of Australian tribes
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M0048496
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0069452
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Initiation ceremonies of Australian tribes
Publication
Control code
M0048496
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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0069452

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