The Resource The religion of the Aborigines of the Western Desert, Noel Wallace

The religion of the Aborigines of the Western Desert, Noel Wallace

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The religion of the Aborigines of the Western Desert
Title
The religion of the Aborigines of the Western Desert
Statement of responsibility
Noel Wallace
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Text of interview with author; eastern Western Desert language areas and affiliations around Ernabella - Yankuntjatjara and Pitjantjatjara; religion and "the Law"; mythology and sites - Pilpiriny; initiation teaching - kangaroo, euro and owl, native fig, honey ant and dingo; gender division in religious roles; Dreaming and totemism; processes and mechanisms of maintaining myth; conservative nature of the Law; kinship relations and responsibility for country; field methods; brief reference to Red Ochre Laws; generational levels, ceremonial roles and obligations; Christian teaching at Ernabella - development of syncretism and the perception of spirit ancestors; religious movements; generational barrier - problem of cultural transmission; comparison with other religions; beliefs associated with increase ceremonies; Aboriginal thought and world view; naming practices, kinship system and historical background
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1918-1992
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Wallace, Noel Malcolm
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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The religion of the Aborigines of the Western Desert, Noel Wallace
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Publication
Extent
p.[48]-92
Label
The religion of the Aborigines of the Western Desert, Noel Wallace
Publication
Extent
p.[48]-92

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