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Title:The Mafulu mountain people of British New Guinea
Contributor:Ray, Sidney Herbert, 1858-1939
Egedi, Father
Creator:Williamson, Robert Wood, 1856-1932
Description:Includes text in Fuyuge and Mekeo
Appendix I: A grammar of the Fuyuge language, tr. and ed. by Sidney H. Ray, M. A., from the manscript of the Rev. Father Egedi, s. c
Extent:xxiii, 364 pages. frontispiece, illustrations, plates, folded map. 23 cm
Identifier (URI):https://uhmanoa.lib.hawaii.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=888307
Language (ISO639):eng
Publisher:London, Macmillan and co., limited
Spatial Coverage:Papua New Guinea
New Guinea
Fuyuge language
New Guinea
Subject (LCSH):Mekeo language--Texts
Ethnology--Papua New Guinea
Subject (OLAC):language_documentation
Table Of Contents:Introduction / by Dr. A. C. Haddon -- Introductory -- Physique and character -- Dress and ornament -- Daily life and matters connected with it -- Community, clan, and village systems and chieftainship -- Villages, emone, houses and modes of inter-village communication -- Government, property and inheritance -- The big feast -- Some other ceremonies and feasts -- Matrimonial and sexual -- Killing, cannibalism and warfare -- Hunting, fishing and agriculture -- Bark cloth making, netting and art -- Music and singing, dancing, and toys and games -- Counting, currency and trade -- Language -- Illness, death and burial -- Religion and superstitious beliefs and practices -- Note on the Kuni people -- Conclusion -- Appendix I: A grammar of the Fuyuge language / translated and edited by Sidney H. Ray, M.A., from the manscript of the Rev. Father Egedi, S.C. -- Appendix II: Note on the Afoa language / by Dr. W. M. Strong -- Appendix III: Note on the Kovio language / by Dr. W. M. Strong -- Appendix IV: A comparative vocabulary of the Fuyuge, Afoa, and Kovio languages / prepared by Sidney H. Ray, M.A. -- Appendix V: Notes on the Papuan languages spoken about the head waters of the St. Joseph River, Central Papua / by Sidney H. Ray, M.A
Type (DCMI):Text
Type (OLAC):primary_text


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Citation: Williamson, Robert Wood, 1856-1932. 1912. London, Macmillan and co., limited.
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