The Resource The social organization of the Yir-Yiront tribe, Cape York Peninsula

The social organization of the Yir-Yiront tribe, Cape York Peninsula

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The social organization of the Yir-Yiront tribe, Cape York Peninsula
Title
The social organization of the Yir-Yiront tribe, Cape York Peninsula
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Based on six months field work in 1944; location of tribes; culture contacts, Melanesian and European; language, grammar compared with KokoYimidir, Koko-Taiyor and Koko-Bera; social aspects of language noted; native concept of time, numbers; kinship structure; descent lines and marriage laws; kinship chart and terminology - comparison with Murngin and Karadjeri; property ownership; relationships between parents and children; bethrothal; marriage; smothering of unwanted children; marriage laws; early sex dichotomy; punishment of women; continued in Oceania, v.5, no.1. as Ritual life and economics... q.v
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AIAS
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Sharp, Lauriston
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The social organization of the Yir-Yiront tribe, Cape York Peninsula
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M0051695
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0074083
Label
The social organization of the Yir-Yiront tribe, Cape York Peninsula
Publication
Control code
M0051695
System control number
0074083

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