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The world of the early hunters;

Author: Andreas Lommel
Publisher: London, Evelyn, Adams & Mackay, 1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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P.10; Areas for shamanism; p.16; Rock paintings touched up to renew potency of spirits; p.50-52; Dreams of being called to shamanism; p.74; Dreaming children; p.78-79; Wauwelak Sisters Mistresses of the Animals, description of ceremony; p.99-103; Flights of soul of shaman described, 4 word song (no translation), snake magic, killings by magic & song; p.110-111; Waningis description of symbolic skeleton (thread  Read more...
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Lommel, Andreas.
World of the early hunters.
London, Evelyn, Adams & Mackay, 1967
(OCoLC)576024512
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas Lommel
OCLC Number: 459761
Notes: Translation of Welt der frühen Jäger Medizinmänner, Schamanen, Künstler.
Description: 175 pages illustrations (some color) 27 cm
Other Titles: Welt der frühen Jäger, Medizinmänner, Schamanen, Künstler.
Responsibility: translated from the German by Michael Bullock.

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P.10; Areas for shamanism; p.16; Rock paintings touched up to renew potency of spirits; p.50-52; Dreams of being called to shamanism; p.74; Dreaming children; p.78-79; Wauwelak Sisters Mistresses of the Animals, description of ceremony; p.99-103; Flights of soul of shaman described, 4 word song (no translation), snake magic, killings by magic & song; p.110-111; Waningis description of symbolic skeleton (thread crosses); p.132-135; Notes on Xray drawings (Arnhem Land), comparisons with Siberian abstracts; Field Island (1884) oldest pure style found; Outside influence held responsible for change in style to abstract; Wondshina culture hero description & two examples of myth fixation; Rock paintings of vertical strokes or lozenge style believed to be abstract ribs; p.138-140; Pantomimic dances and songs of Aborigines taught by shaman through communication with spirits; p.145-146; Soul-force of beings represented and contained in rock paintings renovated only by totemic elder; Definition of dream time, creative condition.

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