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Dancing through time : temporality and identity in a Sepik cosmology

Telban, Borut


Dancing through time is an ethnographic account of Ambonwari village, in East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. The thesis examines all those aspects of Ambonwari life-world which are crucial for people's conceptualization and recognition of their identity. This identity is focused around their concept of kay (way, habit, manner; ritual; being) and refers to embodied processes, both collective and individual. Taking into account its processual nature kay cannot be separated from...[Show more]

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Date published: 1994
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d739605bc72a


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