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Sorcerers and healing spirits : continuity and change in an Aboriginal medical system / Janice Reid
Bib ID 332254
Format BookBook
Author
Reid, Janice, 1947-
 
Description Canberra : Australian National University Press, 1983 
xxv, 182 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0708117686
Invalid ISBN 008034387
Summary

Published version of doctoral thesis, Sorcery and healing, 1978, q.v. for annotations; field-work at Yirrkala.

Full contents Includes index. 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [159]-170.

Subjects Australian Aborigines. Folk medicine. Northern Territory. Arnhem Land.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Medicine.  |  Healing -- Religious aspects -- Northern Territory.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Northern Territory.  |  Shamanism -- Northern Territory.  |  Duwal (Australian people)  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Gumatj language (N141) (NT SD53-03)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Gumatj people (N141) (NT SD53-03)  |  Yirrkala (N.T.)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)

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