Historical vines: Enga networks of exchange, ritual, and warfare in Papua New Guinea
Smithsonian Institution Press, Jun 17, 1998 - History - 494 pages
Drawing on interviews with elders in 110 Enga tribes, this volume reconstructs the ecological, social, and ideological processes that shaped the Enga people's elaborate networks of ceremonial exchange.
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THE ENGA THEIR HISTORICAL TRADITIONS
ENVIRONMENT POPULATION AND SUBSISTENCE
SOCIAL ORGANIZATION LEADERSHIP AND TRADE
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Aeatee allies Ambum valley ancestors ancestral cults Apulini bachelors big-men Bipi bridewealth cassowaries central Enga ceremonial exchange ceremonial grounds Ceremonial Wars clan competition cult house dance distribution earth ovens east eastern Enga enemy Enga history feast fight garden gathered genealogies groups highland historical narratives historical traditions hosts Huli hunting initiatory gifts Ipili Itapuni Itokone kamongo Kandano Kandep Kepa Kepele cult killed Kyakas Lagaip Laiagam Lambu land Layapo Lenge lepe plants marriage marsupials Maulu Meggitt Melpa men's house Mendi migrations Minamb Monaini Mount Giluwe networks opossum oral traditions origin myth origin traditions pandanus pearl shells Pendaine Pendaine's pigs pingi population Porgera valley pork reparations ritual experts routes sacred objects Saka valley salt Sambe Sangai social subclan sweet potato Tambul taro Tee cycle tee exchange Tetemanda Timali tion trade tribal founders tribes Wabag Wapenamanda warfare warriors watenge wealth western woman women Yakani Yamape Yambatane Yanaitini Yandap Yopo