The Resource 'We mob gotta hold up this country' : Warumungu women's ritual responsibility, by Kimberly A. Christen

'We mob gotta hold up this country' : Warumungu women's ritual responsibility, by Kimberly A. Christen

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'We mob gotta hold up this country' : Warumungu women's ritual responsibility
Title
'We mob gotta hold up this country'
Title remainder
Warumungu women's ritual responsibility
Statement of responsibility
by Kimberly A. Christen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Study of women's ritual in Warumungu society and its relation Aboriginal ontologies; review of previous anthropological work with the Warumungu; criticism of the concept of dreamtime and dreaming categories of interpretation of women's rituals; problem of primitivist and evolutionary discourses in anthropology; discussions of Spencer and Gillen, Kaberry, Stanner, C.Berndt, Hamilton, Bell, Dussart, argues that these studies erroneously give primacy to time and that place is the more fundamental category of Aboriginal ontology (Masuzawa and Swain); the interpretation of the Warumungu world-view - relationship to land, contact history - displacement, land rights and ritual performance in the land claim process; rights to land; includes account of trip to country
Cataloging source
AIAS
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Christen, Kimberly A
Dissertation note
Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Colorado, 1996.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Spencer, Baldwin
  • Gillen, F. J.
  • Kaberry, Phyllis M.
  • Stanner, W. E. H.
  • Berndt, Catherine H.
  • Hamilton, Annette
  • Bell, Diane
  • Dussart, Françoise
  • Masuzawa, Tomoko
  • Swain, Tony
  • Women, Aboriginal Australian
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
'We mob gotta hold up this country' : Warumungu women's ritual responsibility, by Kimberly A. Christen
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Publication
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Typescript
Control code
abn99049223
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vi, 159 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Copying permitted for private study. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Label
'We mob gotta hold up this country' : Warumungu women's ritual responsibility, by Kimberly A. Christen
Publication
Note
Typescript
Control code
abn99049223
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
vi, 159 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Copying permitted for private study. Not for Inter-Library Loan

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