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Notes on some manners and customs of the Aborigines of the McDonnel Ranges belonging to the Arunta tribe

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Notes on some manners and customs of the Aborigines of the McDonnel Ranges belonging to the Arunta tribe
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Notes on some manners and customs of the Aborigines of the McDonnel Ranges belonging to the Arunta tribe
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Brief notes on tribal government; marriage laws, avoidance relationships, birth customs, infanticide, naming of children, mourning customs; Rites of circumcision & subincision (Lartna & Arrilta), womens role, words of four songs sung during ceremonies; Intitchiuma ceremonies, account of Udnirringita ritual for increase of tree grub, words of song; rainmaking ceremony words of two songs; Notes on ritual objects; making of medicine men; blood as a therapeutic agent; Kurdaitcha beliefs, bone pointing with words of curse; Myths of origin of race; fire
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1855-1912
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Gillen, F. J.
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Notes on some manners and customs of the Aborigines of the McDonnel Ranges belonging to the Arunta tribe
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M0042653
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0050714
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Notes on some manners and customs of the Aborigines of the McDonnel Ranges belonging to the Arunta tribe
Publication
Control code
M0042653
System control number
0050714

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