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Papuans of the Trans-Fly.

F. E. Williams

Papuans of the Trans-Fly.

by F. E. Williams

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Papuans

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPapua. Government Anthropologist.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 452 p. illus., pl., map, table, diag.
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16892049M

    New Website. Visit the new American Anthropologist website for supplementary material, multimodal productions, teaching resources, a podcast, and more. For further discussion on this rare artefact see Papuans of the Trans Fly F.E. Williams pp Williams thought this item of such importance in Head Hunter society and culture from this region that he used an image of a similar example for the dust jacket cover.

      Elmslie estimates that by with these current trends that the overall combined population of Papua will have reached 7,,, comprising a forecast total of indigenous Papuans 2,, (%) and Non-Papuans 5,, (%), indicating a slower population growth rate of indigenous Papuans than of Non-Papuans. Subseries Miscellaneous correspondence re publication of Canoe book, March - May ; Subseries Notes on New Guinea: Kiwai, Mawata, Daudai, June - ; Subseries Notes, proof etc. mainly F.E. Williams Papuans of the Trans Fly, n.d. Subseries Notes and drawings re pipes and tobacco in Papua and Netherlands New.

    Indigenous Australians are people who are descended from groups that lived in Australia and surrounding islands before British include the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia. The term Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is preferred by many; First Nations of Australia, First Peoples of Australia and First Australians are also increasingly. Many key bird species of the southern lowlands of New Guinea, including Sclater's Crowned Pigeon Goura sclaterii and Greater Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea apoda, can be seen in and around the famous Wasur National Park near Merauke, which supports a variety of wetlands, savanna and monsoon forest types, and is a haven for staging and wintering waders and waterfowl.


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Get this from a library. Papuans of the Trans-Fly. [F E Williams] -- P; Brief comment on the resemblance of population of the Morehead district to the Australian Aborigine. Papuans of the Trans-Fly Williams, F E. Clarendon Press, Oxford, First edition.

Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo. xxxvi, pp, frontis + 19 leaves of bw plates text-figures, appendix by Dr L H Dudley Buxton.

The book gives an all-round account of a primitive people in the far.Papuans of the Trans-Fly / by F. Williams Clarendon Press Oxford Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. PAPUANS OF THE TRANS-FLY BY F.

WILLIAMS, The Keraki were one of the three peoples who lived in villages in the Morehead District of the Western Division of the Territory of Papua (in the latter's south-west, 8° 30' South and ° 40' East; t he Transfly is a geographical term for the region). The Australian Francis Edgar Williams () worked as one of two official.

Author of Orokaiva society, Orokaiva magic, Papuans of the Trans-Fly, Drama of Orokolo, Vailala Madness and the Destruction of Native Ceremonies in the Gulf Division, Native education, "The Vailala madness", and other essays, The native of the Purari delta. The Papuan languages are the non-Austronesian and non-Australian languages spoken on the western Pacific island of New Guinea, and neighbouring islands, by around 4 million people.

It is a strictly geographical grouping, and does not imply a genetic concept of Papuan peoples as distinct from Austronesian-speaking Melanesians was first suggested and named by Sidney Herbert. New Guinea is an island to the north of the Australian mainland, but south of the is isolated by the Arafura Sea to the west, and the Torres Strait and Coral Sea to the east.

Sometimes considered to be the easternmost island of the Indonesian archipelago, it lies north of Australia's Top End, the Gulf of Carpentaria and Cape York peninsula, and west of the Bismarck Archipelago and Location: Melanesia.

Etymology. The word papua is derived from an old local term of uncertain origin. " New Guinea" (Nueva Guinea) was the name coined by the Spanish explorer Yñigo Ortiz dehe noted the resemblance of the people to those he had earlier seen along the Guinea coast of Africa.

Guinea, in its turn, is etymologically derived from the Portuguese word g code: + papuans of the trans-fly. Oxford, Oxford University Press. H) The Kiwai subseries contains the index for data on the Kiwai (alternatively Gibaio) people of Western Province, Papua New Guinea.

MALE INITIATION: BLOOD-LETTING VERSUS SEMEN-INGESTION When I first formulated my Levi-Strauss type hypothesis I noted with some interest but little understanding that in a few areas of Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu what we now refer to rather ponderously as RHS, i.e.

ritualised male homosexuality, occurred between initiators and initiands - the best recorded examples. Pacific Island Artists Navigating the Global Art World brings together artists, academics, museum curators and gallery owners to discuss the creation and promotion of contemporary Pacific arts in the global art world.

papuans of the trans fly. the flowering plants of papuasia. the gilbert islands in world war. This book is a collection Author: Karen Stevenson. This is a video of a public Yam counting procedure in Rouku village ().

Each family of the village contributes a certain amount to a wedding ceremony. Drama of Orokolo: the social and ceremonial life of the Elema / by F.E.

Williams Clarendon Press Oxford Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for. Papuans oj the Trans-Fly. WILLIAMS. (pxxvi, pp., front., 19 pls., 36 figs., map. 30s. Oxford: Clarendon Press, ) Mr Williams is to be congratulated on having carried through a remarkable and most difficult piece of work requiring an indifference to physical discomfort ap-Author: C.

Seligman. This beautifully presented hard cover book features the work and photography of FE Williams, Government Anthropologist in the Australian Territory of Papua from to It includes a substantial essay by social anthropologist Michael W Young and historian and curator Julia Clark.

Tales of the Kiwai Papuans. Helsingfors: Printing-office of the Finnish Society of Literature, pp., illustrated. Published in Russian as Skazki i Mify Papuasov Kivai (Moscow: Nauka, ). Reprinted as The Folk-Tales of the Kiwai Papuans by AMS Press in Out of print: Search for this book.

Landtman, Gunnar (). Elema language families to the east of the Kiwai, but present among the Trans Fly, Marind, and Kolopom peoples to their west (see Map 1).2 In terms of cultural geography, the absence of ritualised homosexuality among the large Kiwai lan guage family would significantly reduce the generality of this custom in south New Guinea.

Papuans of the Trans-Fly. Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp., illustrated. This book discusses the mythology of the Orokolo (Keraki) People. * Out of print. Williams, F.

The Drama of Orokolo: The Social and Ceremonial Life of the Elema. Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp., illustrated. This book discusses the mythology of the Orokolo. THE UNITED STATES IN BOYS FOR SALE. The following account is from Boys for Sale.A Sociological Study of Boy Prostitution by Dennis Drew & Jonathan Drake, New York,pp.

UNITED STATES. There is little evidence that boy prostitution was very common in the early days of the founding of the United States of America.Papuans of the Trans-Fly.

London, Oxford University Press, Francis Edgar Williams () was Government Anthropologist, Territory of Papua, from until his death in a plane crash in May in the Owen Stanley Range ('Australian Dictionary of Biography').

More.classics?e.g., Orokaiva Magic (), Orokaiva Society (), Papuans of the Trans Fly () and Drama of Orokolo ()?and even some of his shorter works and anthropological reports are well known (e.g., "The Vailala Madness and the Destruction of Native Ceremonies in the Gulf Division", "Creed of a Government Anthropologist".