Rituals and Relationships in the Valley of the Sun: The Ketengban of Irian Jaya

Author(s):
Sims, Andrew and Anne Sims
Description:

Looks at the culture of the Ketengban people (eastern highlands of Irian Jaya, Indonesia).

Describes Ketengban

  • cosmology and their view of man and the spirits
  • pregnancy and childbirth practices, and
  • kinship system.
Table of Contents:


Map of Irian Jaya
Preface

  1. Of Red Men and Rituals: The Ketengban and the Supernatural
    by Andrew Sims
  2. Myth and Metaphor in Ketengban Pregnancy and Childbirth Practices
    by Anne Sims
  3. The Clans That Birthed Me: Ketengban Kinship
    by Andrew Sims and Joyce Sterner
Retail Price:
$12.50
Date:
1992
Extent:
x, 161 pages
ISBN 13:
978-0883122716
Subject:
Ethnography
ISBN 10:
0883122715
Size:
6 × 9 × 0.36 in
Weight:
0.5 lb
Field:
Country:
Indonesia
Subject Languages:
Content Language: