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Title: Symbolism and Ritual in Irian Jaya
Edited By: Marilyn Gregerson
Joyce Sterner
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Five themes that reveal key elements of four cultures are described: settling the score, the significance of red and white, what defines manhood, sex taboos, and rituals.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: SIL International Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1556710259
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 116 p
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