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The Gendered Politics of Witchcraft and Sorcery Accusations among the Maisin of Papua New Guinea

Hermkens, Anna-Karina


This article investigates yafuni (‘witchcraft’ or female sorcery) accusations among the Maisin people living in Collingwood Bay, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea. It takes as its primary case a public meeting at which two women were accused of killing a

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The
DOI: 10.1080/14442213.2014.986191


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