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Marriage and descent in the Arranda tribe, Central Australia / by R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 1600124
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, District of Columbia?] : [American Anthropological Association], 1908?] 
88-102 pages ; 25 cm 
Summary

Territorial boundaries, 4 intermarrying sections, southern Aranda, 8 section system northern group, alternate marriages; Modifications in laws after opening Mission Station 1877; Descent system; conception belief.

Notes

Reprinted from the American anthropologist V.10, no.1 (Jan-Mar.1908)

Includes bibliographical references.

FERG/1953 copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-756487795

Text in English with some words/wordlists in Arrernte.

Subjects Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Arrernte language C8.  |  Reproduction - Conception.  |  Pertame people (C8) (NT SF53-14)  |  Geography - Territories and boundaries.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Kinship.  |  Aranda (Australian people) -- Kinship.  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  Australian

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