Shown but not Shared, Presented but not Proffered: Redefining Ritual Identity among Warlpiri Ritual Performers, 1990-2000

  • Frangoise Dussart
  • Published 2004
Little has been written on the construction and projection of indigenous social identity in public ('non-restricted') ritual among Aboriginal Australians. Elsewhere, I have analysed nearly half a century of such public rituals (19461990) among the Warlpiri of Yuendumu in Central Australia, concentrating on the shifting forces of gender and kinship. This… CONTINUE READING