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The Resource The operation of fear in traditional Aboriginal society in Central Australia, by Kathleen Stuart Strehlow

The operation of fear in traditional Aboriginal society in Central Australia, by Kathleen Stuart Strehlow

Label
The operation of fear in traditional Aboriginal society in Central Australia
Title
The operation of fear in traditional Aboriginal society in Central Australia
Statement of responsibility
by Kathleen Stuart Strehlow
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
SPAR
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Strehlow, Kathleen Stuart
Dewey number
  • 306.0899915
  • 306.089942
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN667.C4
LC item number
S77 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Strehlow Research Foundation
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aranda (Australian people)
  • Aranda (Australian people)
Label
The operation of fear in traditional Aboriginal society in Central Australia, by Kathleen Stuart Strehlow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography : leaf 98-99
Contents
Earliest childhood -- Initiation and young manhood: the Iliara or novices -- The role of women in initiation ceremonies -- The Iliara and food taboos : introduction; outline of the myth of Ultunta; Approximate translation of the myth of Ultunta -- Arungkulta, the site of a Arungkulta, and black magic -- Women, tjurunga and magic -- Blood avengers : the Leltja of Kotitja myth; "Malboo" -- Blood avengers and the role of women -- Atnengka or whole parties of blood avengers -- The site of Ntjipitnja and punishment for sexual transgressions : the myth of the Atua Arintja of Ntjipintja; The secrets of Ntjipitjna; Fear still present in modern times; The ultimate price for sexual transgression -- Site avoidance; Women and the sacred sites; The death penalty for violation of the sacred sites (and ceremonies) -- Ritual responsibilities -- Retribution for breaches of moral and social conduct -- Summary and some conclusions : positive effects of tribal law; The insecurity of modern times; Aboriginal philosophy in the face of adversity
Control code
000008329218
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
99 leaves
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 donated by ATSIC Library
Isbn
9780959576948
Label
The operation of fear in traditional Aboriginal society in Central Australia, by Kathleen Stuart Strehlow
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography : leaf 98-99
Contents
Earliest childhood -- Initiation and young manhood: the Iliara or novices -- The role of women in initiation ceremonies -- The Iliara and food taboos : introduction; outline of the myth of Ultunta; Approximate translation of the myth of Ultunta -- Arungkulta, the site of a Arungkulta, and black magic -- Women, tjurunga and magic -- Blood avengers : the Leltja of Kotitja myth; "Malboo" -- Blood avengers and the role of women -- Atnengka or whole parties of blood avengers -- The site of Ntjipitnja and punishment for sexual transgressions : the myth of the Atua Arintja of Ntjipintja; The secrets of Ntjipitjna; Fear still present in modern times; The ultimate price for sexual transgression -- Site avoidance; Women and the sacred sites; The death penalty for violation of the sacred sites (and ceremonies) -- Ritual responsibilities -- Retribution for breaches of moral and social conduct -- Summary and some conclusions : positive effects of tribal law; The insecurity of modern times; Aboriginal philosophy in the face of adversity
Control code
000008329218
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
99 leaves
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 donated by ATSIC Library
Isbn
9780959576948

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