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Warlpiri women's yawulyu ceremonies : a forum for socialization and innovation

Dussart, Francoise


This thesis examines the ritual life of Warlpiri women in the Central Desert community of Yuendumu. Though there is now a growing literature on the ritual life of Aboriginal women, these works present generalized accounts of women as a category in their ritual activity which obscures the social dynamics and processes that are central to women's religious life. I argue that a fuller understanding of ...[Show more]

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Date published: 1988-10
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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