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Women's gift-fish and sociality in the Torres Strait, Australia

Lahn, Julie


This paper argues that women's everyday practice of sharing fish at Warraber Island (Torres Strait) can be understood as a form of moral transaction. Gift-fish are shown to be 'socially entangled', a fundamental mode of expressing kin relatedness as well

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Oceania


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