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Australian Aboriginal religion and the Dreaming / John Rudder
Bib ID 300953
Format BookBook
Author
Rudder, John
 
Description [O'Connor, A.C.T.] : Restoration House, c1999 
40 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0869420992
Summary

Short guide to Aboriginal religious beliefs mainly drawn from eastern Arnhem Land; cosmology - the problem of change in a world of fixed relationships (inside outside states); conception and after death beliefs; spirit children; magic and malignant spirits; totems; culture heroes; role of funeral and initiation rituals; Dreaming as relationships.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.  |  Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Indigenous knowledge - World view.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Stories and motifs - Cultural heroes.  |  Religion - After death beliefs.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Ceremonies.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)
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