Firth, Raymond William, 1901-. A dart match in Tikopia

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Title: A dart match in Tikopia

Published in: Oceania -- Vol. 1, no. 1

Published By: Oceania -- Vol. 1, no. 1 1930. 64-96 p.

By line: [by] Raymond Firth

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1995. Computer File

Culture: Tikopia (OT11)

Subjects: Games (524);

Abstract: In this article Firth discusses the actual throwing techniques employed in the dart match, the methods of scoring, the ceremonies performed to obtain victory, the songs composed on victory or defeat, and the importance of the sport itself and the function it performs.

Document Number: 6

Document ID: ot11-006

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1928-1929

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Alice McCloskey

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Tikopia Island, Solomon Islands

LCSH: Tikopia (Solomon Islands peoples)


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