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Notes on the Arranda tribe / by R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 1600138
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Online Versions
Description [Sydney, New South Wales?] : Royal Society of New South Wales, [1907?] 
146-163 pages ; 22 cm 
Summary

Conception belief, allocation of a ritual object; after death belief; legend of origin of Aranda people; sociology of southern branch of Aranda, table shows section names, variations of descent rule and marriages; refutation of Spencers paternal line descent and alternative marriage; boy companions for men of tribe - comments on similar practice among Kimberley and Chingalee people; see also v.42, 1908; 340-342 for pedigree of Aranda woman

Notes

"(Reprinted from Journal and proceedings of the Royal Society of N. S. Wales, vol. XLI.)--Cover.

"[Read before the Royal Society of N.S. Wales, November 6, 1907.]"--Page 146.

Includes bibliographical references.

FERG/1964 copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52859912

Text in English with some words/wordlists in Aranda.

Subjects Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Patrilineal systems.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Kinship terms.  |  Religion - After death beliefs.  |  Reproduction - Conception.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Jingulu / Djingili / Jingili people (C22) (NT SE53-06)  |  Religion - Rites.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Patrilineal systems.  |  Aranda (Australian people)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Arrernte language C8.  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  East Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Royal Society of New South Wales, issuing body

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