Firth, Raymond William, 1901-. Privilege ceremonials in Tikopia

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Title: Privilege ceremonials in Tikopia

Published in: Oceania -- Vol. 21

Published By: Oceania -- Vol. 21 1951. 161-177 p.

By line: [by] Raymond Firth

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

Culture: Tikopia (OT11)

Subjects: Organized ceremonial (796);

Abstract: This is an account of some 'privilege ceremonials' (rituals performed by particular groups which have 'rights' to them) associated with specific kin groups in Tikopia. Firth analyzes the role of these ceremonials in the integration of the society. Native texts and commentaries on them are included.

Document Number: 14

Document ID: ot11-014

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1928-1929

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: W.W. Stein

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Tikopia Island, Solomon Islands

LCSH: Tikopia (Solomon Islands peoples)


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