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An adjustment movement in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory of Australia / Ronald M. Berndt
Bib ID 800524
Format BookBook
Author
Berndt, Ronald M. (Ronald Murray), 1916-
 
Description Paris : Mouton, 1962 
110 p., [9] p. of plates : ill., map, ports., folded geneal. table ; 24 cm. 
Series

Cahiers de l'homme. Nouvelle serie ; 2.

Summary

Fieldwork 1958; The attempt by Elcho Is. natives to control or direct the social & cultural change; Discussion of the circumstances in which movement came into being; Ritual aspect, the making of the Administration; Bringing together of all the Wullamba through the rangga, the building of the Memorial (inscription given with translation); Reorientation of marriage choices, the setting up of a council, sermons, natives attitude towards education policy, political implications, aim for independence and equality with Europeans; Increasing trend towards secularization.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [105]-107.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Social conditions.  |  Liyagalawumirr / Layagalawumirr people (N108) (NT SD53-02)  |  Bural Bural people (N114) (NT SC53-16)  |  Durilji language (N122) (NT SD53-03)  |  Bararrparar language (N114) (NT SD53-03)  |  Djambarrpuyngu language (N115) (NT SD53-03)  |  Galpu people (N139) (NT SD53-04)  |  Djambarrpuyngu people (N115) (NT SD53-03)  |  Ngalakan language (N77) (NT SE53-02)  |  Lamamirri language (N147) (NT SD53-04)  |  Durilji people (N122) (NT SD53-03)  |  Rirratjingu people (N140) (NT SD53-03)  |  Guyula Djambarrpuyngu / Golamala people (N109) (NT SD53-03)  |  Woralul people (N132) (NT SD53-03)  |  Warramirri / Warramiri language (N131) (NT SD53-03)  |  Liyagalawumirr / Layagalawumirr language (N108) (NT SD53-02)  |  Guyula Djambarrpuyngu / Golamala language (N109) (NT SD53-03)  |  Galpu language (N139) (NT SD53-04)  |  Rirratjingu language (N140) (NT SD53-03)  |  Wangurri language (N134) (NT SD53-03)  |  Ngalakan people (N77) (NT SE53-02)  |  Warramirri / Warramiri people (N131) (NT SD53-03)  |  Wangurri people (N134) (NT SD53-03)  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Ranggas.  |  Elcho Island (East Arnhem Land NT SC53-15, SD53-03)

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