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Australian Aboriginal religion / by Ronald M. Berndt
Bib ID 478077
Format BookBook
Author
Berndt, Ronald M. (Ronald Murray), 1916-
 
Description Leiden : Brill, 1974 
4 v. in 1 : ill., fold maps ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 9004038612
Series

Icongraphy of religions ; section 5.

Summary

1; Introduction; the south-eastern region; [General discussion of cosmology and religion, Lake Eyre region, lower Murray and Victoria]; 2; Northeastern region and north Australia [Cape York and north Australia (Arnhem Land and Kimberleys), birth, initiation, mortuary rites]; 3; North Australia (continued) fertility rites and conclusion; 4; Central Australia [birth, initiation, mortuary rites, ritual objects and sacred sites]

Full contents
  • fasc. 1. Introduction; the south-eastern region
  • fasc. 2. The north-eastern region and North Australia
  • fasc. 3. North Australia (cont.)
  • fasc. 4. Central Australia; conclusion.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Religion - Rites - Fertility.  |  Sites - Sacred sites.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Australia -- Religion.  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51, SE52)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Kati Thanda / Lake Eyre (NE SA SH53-04)
Other authors/contributors Institute of Religious Iconography

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