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The Politics of Ritual in an Aboriginal Settlement: Kinship, Gender, and the Currency of Knowledge

Françoise Dussart, Author
Format
Book
Published
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.
Language
English
Warlpiri
ISBN
1560983930, 9781560983934
Series Statement
Smithsonian series in ethnographic inquiry
Contents
  • The dreaming and its kin: past and present circumstance
  • From terms to timelines: a lexical and chronological assessment of warlpiri ritual
  • On becoming a "big" businesswoman: trajectories of egalitarian leadership
  • How dreams are made: innovation, integration, and affirmation ritual
  • "Engendering" knowledge: the exchange of ceremonial material between (an among) Warlpiri women and men
  • Form Purlapa to Yawulyu Warrajanyani: Public ritual and the projection of social identity
Keywords
Body design
Creeper dreaming
Bush Onion dreaming
Jukurrpa
Kirda
Kurdungurlu
Ritual secrecy
leadership
ritual exchange
acrylic painting
canvas
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