The Resource A structural interpretation of the mirriri

A structural interpretation of the mirriri

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A structural interpretation of the mirriri
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A structural interpretation of the mirriri
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Field work on the Beswick Reserve between 1964 & 1968; description of custom among Dalabon & neighbouring tribes of assault by man on sister if he hears her sworn at obscenely, distribution of custom (comparison with tribes found by Warner at Milingimbi & Hiatt at Maningrida), relationships of those; participating, obscenity of the insult, weapons, used (spears, boomerangs, sticks), settlement of incident, 3 Beswick cases given in detail, previous explanations (Warner, Hiatt & Makarius) compared, mans relation to sister, contrasts solidarity; among brothers with avoidance of sister, changes during Gunabibi, public rite for changes in relationship between ego & sister, behaviour consistent with pattern of behaviour, distinction between marriageable women & those who are not marriageable
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1937-2003
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Maddock, Kenneth
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  • Warner, W. Lloyd
  • Makarius, Raoul
  • Hiatt, L. R.
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A structural interpretation of the mirriri
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M0048124
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00689
Label
A structural interpretation of the mirriri
Publication
Control code
M0048124
System control number
00689

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