The Arunta,


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The totemic system of the Arunta and other Central Australian tribes is based on the idea of the reincarnation of Alchera [old old time] ancestors who were in many cases regarded as the actual transformations of animals and plants or of such inanimate objects as water, fire, wind, sun, moon, and stars.1

1Spencer, B., n/an/an/an/an/a and F.J.Gillen, n/an/an/an/a 1: 79 (The Macmillan Company. By permission).

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Chicago: The Arunta, in Primitive Behavior: An Introduction to the Social Sciences, ed. Thomas, William I. (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1937), Original Sources, accessed February 25, 2024, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=GGUUPBSR7KDC5IX.

MLA: . The Arunta,, Vol. 1, in Primitive Behavior: An Introduction to the Social Sciences, edited by Thomas, William I., New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1937, Original Sources. 25 Feb. 2024. http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=GGUUPBSR7KDC5IX.

Harvard: , The Arunta,. cited in 1937, Primitive Behavior: An Introduction to the Social Sciences, ed. , McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York. Original Sources, retrieved 25 February 2024, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=GGUUPBSR7KDC5IX.