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1st draft The Religion of the North American Indians (Abstract)
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 5 page(s)
Five typewritten pages contain a partial manuscript with information on the puberty rituals of tribes of the British Columbian Plateau. It includes a cover page for an abstract of "The Religion of the North American Indians."
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 5 page(s)
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Across the Boundaries of Belief: Contemporary Issues in the Anthropology of Religion
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edited by Maxine K. Weisgrau and Morton Klass (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, originally published 1999), 436 page(s)
edited by Maxine K. Weisgrau and Morton Klass (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, originally published 1999), 436 page(s)
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Additional Notes from 1952-53 (
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 4 page(s)
Four pages of typewritten notes titled "Additional Notes from 1952-53 ('Children's Ceremonies' Article)" by James Spillius. This report outlines the various rites of passage that children go through on Tikopia, as well as the ceremonies associated with them. Spillius also comments on the decreasing frequency of su...
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 4 page(s)
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Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia, Ritual Burdens
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directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Productions, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 25 mins
Ritual Burdens is part of the Afflictions: Culture & Mental Illness in Indonesia series of ethnographic films on severe mental illness in Indonesia, based on material drawn from 12 years of person-centered research by director and anthropologist Robert Lemelson. The film focuses on Ni Ketut Kasih who has lived he...
directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Productions, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 25 mins
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African Carving: A Dogon Kanaga Mask
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written by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-, Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 and Thomas D. Blakely; directed by Thomas D. Blakely and Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 18 mins
The Kanaga mask is used in deeply sacred rituals by the Dogon people of Mali. Carving this mask is as important a ritual as the ceremonies in which the mask is used.
written by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-, Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 and Thomas D. Blakely; directed by Thomas D. Blakely and Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 18 mins
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10: MARRIAGE AND PROPERTY
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written by John Middleton, fl. 1990; in African Merchants of the Indian Ocean: Swahili of the East African Coast (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 2004, originally published 2004)
written by John Middleton, fl. 1990; in African Merchants of the Indian Ocean: Swahili of the East African Coast (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 2004, originally published 2004)
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After Death
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, Sickness and Cure: Rough Notes) (London, England) (1939) , 3 page(s)
Handwritten notes, mostly in Tikopia language, with sections titled in English: Renewal of Youth, Cultivate Food, Live in Marriage, Dance of Atua, Child Spirits Grow Up. Undated.
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, Sickness and Cure: Rough Notes) (London, England) (1939) , 3 page(s)
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The Ainu Bear Ceremony
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directed by Neil Gordon Munro, 1863-1942; produced by Royal Anthropological Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 29 mins
The RAI has reedited the original film of this ceremony among the Ainu people of Japan. In the bear ceremony, now no longer performed, a specially reared bear was reverently killed and its flesh and blood eaten by the participants. The film shows a series of ritual acts with some commentary on their meaning.
directed by Neil Gordon Munro, 1863-1942; produced by Royal Anthropological Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 29 mins
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Akishi, Makishi, Mahamba and Ihamba
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 1: Papers of Victor Witter Turner. Field notes made by Victor and Edith Turner on a Research Trip among the Ndembu, Mwinilunga District, Northern Rhodesia, p. 191-211: Akishi, Makishi, Mahamba, and Ihamba, etc.: spiritual afflictions and rituals) (21 May 1951) , 4 page(s)
Field note 191-193. Date 21.5.51. Informants: Various. Field note describing Akishi, Makishi, Mahamba, and Ihamba, spiritual afflictions and rituals.
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 1: Papers of Victor Witter Turner. Field notes made by Victor and Edith Turner on a Research Trip among the Ndembu, Mwinilunga District, Northern Rhodesia, p. 191-211: Akishi, Makishi, Mahamba, and Ihamba, etc.: spiritual afflictions and rituals) (21 May 1951) , 4 page(s)
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Akishi Tubwiza
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 2: Papers of Victor Witter Turner Field Notes made by Victor and Edith Turner on a Research Trip among the Ndembu, Mwinilunga District, Northern Rhodesia 1950 -1952 (continued), p. 510-530: Ikela Ceremony at Swanakatompa: to drive away a spirt which i) (17 May 1951) , 2 page(s)
Field note 525-526. Date 17.5.51. Informant: Chief Ikelenge. Field note describing the mukishi kabwiza which afflicts a woman who has borne many children who have died at birth or at an early age. Also described is the payment to the Chimbuki.
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 2: Papers of Victor Witter Turner Field Notes made by Victor and Edith Turner on a Research Trip among the Ndembu, Mwinilunga District, Northern Rhodesia 1950 -1952 (continued), p. 510-530: Ikela Ceremony at Swanakatompa: to drive away a spirt which i) (17 May 1951) , 2 page(s)
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