The Resource Religious beliefs, superstitions, etc

Religious beliefs, superstitions, etc

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Religious beliefs, superstitions, etc
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Religious beliefs, superstitions, etc
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Summary
Methods of enquiry into beliefs, all-father belief, mythical snake - offerings given, names applied to snake between Esperance & Dongara, relative myths and customs, prohibitions in snake districts; Stories of the big flood; after death beliefs (S.W.); Evil spirits (Victoria Plains region); Dialectic names given to spirits - all districts; W.A. belief that all men were once birds, names of sacred birds; Standing stones & customs in S.W.; Beliefs concerning the sea, origin, manner in which native became possessed of supernatural powers (becoming mulgarguttuk - text with translation), eclipse of sun, stars; Moral codes; Swan R. legends bearing upon spiritual beliefs related by Balbuk & Joobaitch, myth relating to caves district; p.69, (21/77); Phallic ceremony; Details of the Weld Range ochre mine - associated legend, sacred from women; Rainmaking; Details of mythical snake in Northwest districts, myths of origin, reincarnation; types of spirits in Kimberley region, interpretation of falling star; Detailed account of beliefs & myths in all districts
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1859-1951
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Bates, Daisy
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Religious beliefs, superstitions, etc
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  • Typescript copy of ms. Section 6
  • Held In: National Library of Australia, Canberra. MS365-21/2-156
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M0045631
Extent
1, 138p.
System control number
0065510
Label
Religious beliefs, superstitions, etc
Publication
Note
  • Typescript copy of ms. Section 6
  • Held In: National Library of Australia, Canberra. MS365-21/2-156
Control code
M0045631
Extent
1, 138p.
System control number
0065510

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