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Sick again, well again: : sorcery, Christianity and kinship in northern Aboriginal Australia, Carolyn Schwarz

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Sick again, well again: : sorcery, Christianity and kinship in northern Aboriginal Australia
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Sick again, well again:
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sorcery, Christianity and kinship in northern Aboriginal Australia
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Carolyn Schwarz
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eng
Summary
Discusses the Yolngu articulation of Christianity, sorcery and illness in the Galiwinku community, Arnhem Land, NT; review of Yolngu sorcery literature; Yolngu views of sorcery - causes of sorcery attack; change in sorcery practitioners - traditional and contemporary use; Christian identity as protevive power; case studies - sorcery narratives; role and power of kinship relationships; healing practices - restoration of community wellbeing - interplay of Christian fellowship, purging rituals and western medical treatment; sorcery and healing doctrines as rearticulation of kinship and community relations
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Schwarz, Carolyn Anne
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Sick again, well again: : sorcery, Christianity and kinship in northern Aboriginal Australia, Carolyn Schwarz
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Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 79-80
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p. 61-80
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Sick again, well again: : sorcery, Christianity and kinship in northern Aboriginal Australia, Carolyn Schwarz
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 79-80
Extent
p. 61-80

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