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Daughters of the dreaming / Diane Bell
Bib ID 1289257
Format BookBook
Author
Bell, Diane, 1943-
 
Edition 2nd ed. 
Description St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1993 
342 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1863734414 (paperback)
Summary

Based on PhD research; womens roles in desert society; change and continuity in womens roles; womens ritual and ideology; relationship between mens and womens roles in ritual; gender specific constructs; relationship to land; kinship and marriage; epilogue added to 2nd edition to answer theoretical issues raised by reviewers of 1st edition.

Notes

Includes index.

Previous ed.: Melbourne : McPhee Gribble ; Sydney : George Allen & Unwin, 1983.

Bibliography: p. 307-326.

Subjects Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory.  |  Ethnology -- Northern Territory.  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Kaytetye / Kaytej people (C13) (NT SF53-06)  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre people (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Social behaviour - Roles.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Art - Body art.  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Sites - Dreaming tracks.  |  Culture - Relationship to land.  |  Warrabri / Ali Curung / Alekerenge (Central NT SF53-02)

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