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Marriage contracts among the Tiwi
article 1962 Goodale, Jane C. (Jane Carter)

TiwiOceania > Australia
This document is mainly a description of the form and nature of the varying types of marriage contracts among the Tiwi. The emphasis is on the factor of relative age as an important consideration. The author attempts a new perspective by using the po...
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Qualifications of Adulthood
article 1963 Goodale, Jane C. (Jane Carter)

TiwiOceania > Australia
This article discusses the three-day Kulama ceremony of the Tiwi - a formal initiation into adulthood centering around the ritual preparation of a toxic yam. There is no set age for initiation. The instruction lasts six years and the initiates must p...
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'Alonga Bush'
article 1957 Goodale, Jane C. (Jane Carter)

TiwiOceania > Australia
This document is a popularized account of the author's experiences and observations recorded during the hunting expedition of a Tiwi band in which she was allowed to participate. These observations are interspersed from time to time with bits of ethn...
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Tiwi wives
Book 1971 Goodale, Jane C. (Jane Carter)

TiwiOceania > Australia
This book discusses Tiwi social organization through the life cycles of individual men and women. It does this by providing detailed exposition of social groups, marriage arrangments, puverty rites and funeral ceremonies in which culturally expected ...
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Production and reproduction of key resources among the Tiwi of North Australia
essay 1982 Goodale, Jane C. (Jane Carter)

TiwiOceania > Australia
This article identifies and discusses linkages between sexual division of labor and local knowledge of the pysical enviroment among the Tiwi of northern Australia. It shows how this connection is reproduced from generation to generation as invidual m...
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