Trobrianders Key Words

Chapter 1 - The Trobrianders: Past & Present

Keywords:

Kiriwina

Vanoi

Massim (Islands)

Yams

Summary:

Ritualistic

Small Scale Society 

Spirituality

Resistant To Western Influence

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Chapter 2 - Death & The Work Of Mourning

Keywords:

Mourning

Sorcery

Paraphernalia

Owners &Workers 

Ego

Summary:

Roles Within The Village Upon Death

Power Of Sorcery

Status

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Chapter 3 - Fathers & Matrilineality

Keywords:

Hamlet

Baloma

Kopai

Summary:

Matrilineage

Father's Role

Birth

Ancestors

Social Beauty

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Chapter 4 - Youth & Sexuality

Keywords:

Autonomy

Deceasd 

Blackend Body

Ego

Magic 

Summary:

Keyawa Kin

Matrilineage

Sexuality

Eating Yams

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Chapter 5 - Marriage & The Politics Of Yams

Keywords:

Yams

Chief

Wealth

Power

Summary:

Yam Gardens

Taro Gardens

Exchanges in Marriage

Women's Role

Men's Role

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Chapter 6 - Chief's & Hierarchy

Keywords:

Chief

Ancestors 

Ranking

Power

Summary:

Difference that yams make

Finding Wives

Power 

Fear

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Chapter 7 - Men Working For Women

Keywords:

Harvest

Traditional

Sorcery

Bundles

Summary:

The Need For Bundles

Death

Women's Wealth

Harvest Competitions 

Harvest Festivals

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Chapter 8 - The Regeneration Of Matrilineality

Keywords:

Keyawa

Spouse

Yams

Hamlets

Summary:

Regenerations of Matrilineality

Bundle Distribution

Fathers & Daughters 

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Chapter 9 - Kula & The Search For Fame

Keywords:

Rituals 

Magic

Kitomu

Exchanges

Partners

Summary:

Kula Voyages

Working For Kula

Circulation Of A Kitomu

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Chapter 10 - Conclusion

Keywords:

Power

Matrilineal

Societies

Cultural

Summary:

The Power In Objects

Tradition

Change

Resistance

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