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FA-10976-74

Lauriston Sharp
Cornell University (Ithaca, NY 14853-2801)

Ritual, Myth and Symbol in Aboriginal Australia

To make a study of why Australian aboriginal religion in the northeastern part of the continent completely collapsed after 1945 while in northern Australia new cults of a millenarian or "adjustment" type developed so that forms of aboriginal religion have there been maintained. P.I.'s previous work constitutes the chief data now available on northeast Australia.

Project fields:
Anthropology

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$18,000 (approved)
$18,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1974 – 8/31/1975