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Mortality, mourning and mortuary practices in indigenous Australia / edited by Katie Glaskin ... [et al.]
Bib ID 4548690
Format BookBook
Description Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2008 
xx, 237 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780754674498
0754674495
Series

Anthropology and cultural history in Asia and the Indo-Pacific.

Summary

Annotation pending.

Full contents
  • Sorry business is Yapa way : Warlpiri mortuary rituals as embodied practice / Yasmine Musharbash
  • Solidarity in shared loss : death-related observances among the Martu of the Western Desert / Myrna Tonkinson
  • Death and health : the resilience of "sorry business" in the Kutjungka region of Western Australia / Brian F. McCoy
  • Time wounds : death, grieving and grievance in the northern Kimberley / Anthony Redmond
  • A personal reflection on a saltwater man and the cumulative effects of loss / Katie Glaskin
  • Social death and disenfranchised grief : an Alyawarr case study / Craig Elliott
  • "Promise me you'll come to my funeral" : putting a value on Wiradjuri life through death / Gaynor Macdonald
  • Death, family and disrespect in a northern Queensland town / Sally Babidge
  • A place to rest : dying, residence, and community stability in remote Arnhem Land / Marcus Barber
  • A life in words : history and society in Saibai Island (Torres Strait) tombstones / Richard Davis
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Funeral customs and rites.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Death.  |  Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Australia.  |  Sites - Mortuary sites and cemeteries.  |  Religion - Dreaming - Ancestor spirits.  |  Death - Mortuary customs - Tombstone opening ceremonies.  |  Social organisation - Avoidance rules - Deceased persons.  |  Ngarinyin / Ungarinyin people (K18) (WA SE52-01)  |  Religion - After death beliefs.  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Health status - Morbidity and mortality rates.  |  Manjiljarra / Martu Wangka people (A51.1) (WA SF51-12)  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Mortuary objects - Coffins.  |  Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre people (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Religion - Dreaming - Ghosts.  |  Cultural protocols - Mourning.  |  Death - Human remains - Reburial.  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Cultural protocols - Mourning - Name restrictions.  |  Social organisation - Kinship.  |  Kukatja people (A68) (WA SF52-02)  |  Ceremonies - Smoking ceremonies.  |  Religions - Christianity - Ceremonies - Funerals.  |  Australia -- Social life and customs.  |  Charters Towers (E Qld SF55-02)  |  Western Desert (WA SF51, SF52, SG51, SG52)  |  Saibai Island (Qld TSI SC54-08)  |  Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51, SE52)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Coen (Qld NE Cape York SD54-08)  |  Blue Mud Bay (East Arnhem Land SD53-07)  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld TSI SC54, SC55-05)  |  Pilbara area (WA SF50, SF51, SG50)
Other authors/contributors Glaskin, Katie

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