The Resource Magic stone of the tribes east and north-east of Lake Eyre

Magic stone of the tribes east and north-east of Lake Eyre

Label
Magic stone of the tribes east and north-east of Lake Eyre
Title
Magic stone of the tribes east and north-east of Lake Eyre
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Subject
Summary
Clear gypsum as rain-stone; Mooras, Yakhurra of Mooras teeth, belief of Yaurorka concerning these; charm ensuring success in search of fresh-water mussels; pounding stones used in ceremony of planting wirrha bush seeds (used to provide the ash to mix with pitchuri), pounding beat time to song (words with translation); Use of white pebbles to promote growth of wirrha; Stones that were sucked out of various people by the medicine men; Other magical stones described
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Aiston, George
Label
Magic stone of the tribes east and north-east of Lake Eyre
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Publication
Control code
M0044459
System control number
0054402
Label
Magic stone of the tribes east and north-east of Lake Eyre
Publication
Control code
M0044459
System control number
0054402

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