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Living magic : the realities underlying the psychical practices and beliefs of Australian Aborigines / Ronald Rose
Bib ID 736752
Format BookBook
Author
Rose, Ronald, 1920-
 
Description London : Chatto & Windus, 1957 
222 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. 
Summary

Fieldwork at Hermannsburg, Areyonga valley, Tabulam, Woodenbong; account of parapsychological findings; telepathy (Nyul - nyul, Gringai, Minying, Bundulung, Gidabul); smoke signals, bone pointing, kurdaitcha, initiation ceremony (Pitjendadjara); witchdoctors (Pitjendadjara, Birri, Kurnai, Gidabul); inquest (Kurnai, Mullunjarli); healing of illnesses and wounds, culture contact and clashes; magic cord (Pitjendadjara, Gidabul, Bundulung, Yinliburra); love magic (Pitjendadjara, Aranda, Yuggrabool); conception beliefs (Aranda); womens place in magic (Aranda, Dieri, Euahlayi); rain making (Dieri, Gidabul, Bundulung, Pitjendadjara); results of tests, and questionnaire in appendices; most data from Aranda and Pitjendadjara tribes; some information from Gidabul, Bundulung, Yinliburra, Dieri, Gringai, Mullanjarli, Wotjobaluk, Nyul nyul, Minyung, Borri, Kurnai, Ruahlayi, Yuggrabool tribes.

Subjects Magic -- Australia.  |  Occultism -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Reproduction - Conception.  |  Minjungbal / Minyangbal people (E18) (NSW SH56-03)  |  Wergaia / Wotjobaluk people (S17) (Vic SI54-15)  |  Yugambal people (E11) (NSW SH56-06)  |  Githabul people (E14) (NSW SH56-02)  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Death - Inquests.  |  Yuwaalaraay / Euahlayi / Yuwaaliyaay people (D27) (NSW SH55-07)  |  Kurnai / Gunai people (S68) (Vic SJ55)  |  Jagara / Yuggera people (E23) (Qld SG56-14)  |  Law enforcement - Customary - Kadaitcha.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Bundjalung / Banjalang people (E12) (NSW SH56-02)  |  Worimi / Gadang / Kattang people (E2) (NSW SI56-02)  |  Diyari / Dieri people (L17) (SA SH54-01)  |  Nyulnyul / Nyul Nyul people (K13) (WA SE51-02)  |  Biri / Birri Gubba people (E56) (Qld SF55-03)  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Psychology - Parapsychology.  |  Communications - Nonverbal - Smoke signals.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Ceremonies - Rain making.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Magic and sorcery - Love magic.  |  East Queensland (E Qld SF55, SF56)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)  |  South East Queensland (SE Qld SG56, SH56)  |  Woodenbong (NSW N Coast SH56-02)  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  Western Victoria (W Vic)  |  Areyonga (South Central NT SG53-01)  |  Tabulam (NSW N Coast SH56-02)  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)

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