Totemism and ceremonial life in Arnhem Land. (Book, 1939) [WorldCat.org]
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Totemism and ceremonial life in Arnhem Land.

Author: Donald F Thomson
Publisher: 1939.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arnhem Bay area, Ngarra ceremony; Mythology and spiritual life, moiety divisions, body painting; Totemic designs of Mildjingi clan; Totems showing restricted use of opossum fur and parrot feathers by two moieties; Alternative title; Secret totemic ceremonies of Arnhem Land; an Aboriginal Ngarra.
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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald F Thomson
OCLC Number: 271765250
In: Illustrated London News - - Feb. 25, 1939; 289-294 -- pls
Notes: Alternative title; Secret totemic ceremonies of Arnhem Land; an Aboriginal Ngarra.

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Arnhem Bay area, Ngarra ceremony; Mythology and spiritual life, moiety divisions, body painting; Totemic designs of Mildjingi clan; Totems showing restricted use of opossum fur and parrot feathers by two moieties; Alternative title; Secret totemic ceremonies of Arnhem Land; an Aboriginal Ngarra.

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