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Synonyms for Walbiri

a language of Australian aborigines

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Eibl-Eibesfeldt (1985, 1998a, 1998b, 1998c) has described the G/wi healing ceremony in detail; Eibl-Eibesfeldt, HerzogSchroder, and Mattei-Muller (2001) have described the Yanomami healing ceremony in detail; and Dussart (1988) has described the Walbiri ceremony in detail.
Secular and Ritual Links: Two Basic and Opposed Principles of Australian Social Organization as Illustrated by Walbiri Ethnography'.
Munn, Nancy D 1970 'The transformations of subjects into objects in Walbiri and Pitjantjatjara myth' in RD Berndt (ed.
Chez les Walbiri du desert central, les motifs guruwari sont les signes visibles laisses par les etres du Reve--leurs traces, les traits du relief resultant de leur metamorphose, les objets ceremoniels dont ils ont prescrit l'usage, et les motifs associes a chacun d'eux qui peuvent etre peints sur le sol, sur le corps des danseurs, et sur divers types d'objets rituels et de parures--en meme temps qu'ils incorporent le pouvoir genesique toujours actif que ces etres ont laisse dans les sites totemiques afin qu'il s'actualise, generation apres generation, dans les humains et les non-humains composant les classes totemiques que chacun d'entre eux a instituees (Munn 1973).
To the Yanomami or Walbiri, illness can never be a random or meaningless event that simply happens; sickness emerges in the unfolding of a communal story.
it was Nancy Munn who provided the first detailed description of sand drawing, in her book Walbiri Iconography (1973).
Wild, Stephen 1975 Walbiri Music and Dance in their Social and Cultural Nexus, University Microfilms, Ann Arbor (doctoral thesis, Indiana University).
1966, << Gadjari among the Walbiri Aborigines of Central Australia >>, Oceania Monographs, 14: 1-129.
basic Walbiri rule that people with food should share it with those who
Among the Walbiri, men belonging to the matriline of a deceased person would make the shoes worn on an expedition sent out to avenge the death of a kinsman (Meggitt 1962:325).
Piercing the ground demonstrates convincingly that Kutjungka iconography is more complex, polysemic and sometimes figurative than the dualistic model (circle for site/female/domestic versus line for travel/male/social) made famous by Nancy Munn in her groundbreaking Walbiri iconography.
He went on to do postgraduate studies in the anthropology department, supervised by Professor AP Elkin, and in 1955 graduated Master of Arts with First Class Honours for his thesis on the Walbiri of Central Australia.
On the one hand, Meggitt declares, that 'the Walbiri divorce-rate is much lower than that in a number of native societies' (Meggitt 1962:103) and asserts that 'the norm of long-term unions is generally achieved' (ibid.
Meggitt, MJ 1986 (1962), Desert people: a study of the Walbiri Aborigines of Central Australia, Angus & Robertson, Sydney.