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Phallic rites and initiation ceremonies of the South Australian Aborigines / R.H. Mathews
Bib ID 352720
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Access Conditions This item contains words and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Description [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania?] : [American Philosophical Society?], [1900?] 
622-638 pages ; 23 cm 
Summary

Intended as a continuation of Divisions of the South Australian Aborigines and refers to tribal map & nations in that article; General survey covering circumcision, subincision, cicatrization, intracision of females, depilation; Gives example of Kamilaroi Bora ceremony.

Notes

Caption title.

Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, v. 39, no. 164. pages 622-638.

"Read October 5, 1900."

Includes bibliographical references.

National Library of Australia’s NL 305.89915 copy is bound with 'The Origin, organization and ceremonies of the Australian aborigines' / by R. H. Mathews and 29 other works. Cover title of bound vol.: The Australian aborigines / R. H. Mathews.

FERG/1968 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Body - Decoration - Body hair - Shaving and singeing.  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Initiation - Subincision.  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Adnyamathanha people (L10) (SA SH54-09)  |  Arabana / Arabunna people (L13) (SA SH53-03)  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Ayerrerenge / Yuruwinga people (G12) (NT SF54-05)  |  Barindji people (D12) (NSW SI54-04)  |  Parnkalla / Barngarla / Bungala / Banggarla people (L6) (SA SI53-04)  |  Birladapa / Biladaba people (L11) (SA SH54-06)  |  Bungandidj / Buandig people (S13) (SA SJ54-06)  |  Diyari / Dieri people (L17) (SA SH54-01)  |  Gumbaynggir / Gumbainggirr people (E7) (NSW SH56-11)  |  Kokatha people (C3) (SA SH53-06)  |  Kuyani / Guyani people (L9) (SA SH53-12)  |  Narangga / Narrunga people (L1) (SA SI53-12)  |  Ngarrindjeri / Narrinjeri people (S69) (SA SI54-13)  |  Nawo / Nawu people (L2) (SA SI53-07)  |  Ngadjuri / Ngadyuri people (L5) (SA SI54-05)  |  Ngamini people (L22) (SA SG54-09)  |  Nukunu / Nuguna people (L4) (SA SI54-01)  |  Wangkangurru / Wangganguru people (L27) (SA SG53-12)  |  Wangkumara / Wanggumara people (L25) (Qld SG54-15)  |  Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)  |  Wirangu people (C1) (SA SH53-14)  |  Yandruwantha / Yandruwandha people (L18) (SA SH54-02)  |  Yawarawarka people (L23) (SA SG54-10)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  South Australia - Far West (SA SH52, SI52)  |  South Australia - West (SA SH53, SI53)  |  South West Queensland (SW Qld SG54, SG55, SH54, SH55)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  New South Wales North Coast (NSW N Coast SH56)  |  North West Victoria (NW Vic SI55)  |  Western Victoria (W Vic)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors American Philosophical Society, issuing body
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