Empowering the Past Confronting the Future
by Pamela Stewart (9781403964908)

Empowering the Past  Confronting the Future
 
Pamela Stewart
Release Date: 30 Sep 2004
Format: Hardback
Category: Social & Cultural Aspects
ISBN: 9781403964908
ISBN-10: 1403964904



How have the Aluni Valley Duna people of Papua New Guinea responded to the challenges of colonial and post colonial changes that have entered their lifeworld since the middle of the Twentieth Century? Living in a corner of the world influenced by mining companies but relatively neglected in terms of government sponsored development, these people have dealt creatively with forces of change by redeploying their own mythological themes about the cosmos in order to make claims on outside corporations and by subtly combining features of their customary practices with forms of Christianity, attempting to empower their past as a means of confronting the future.

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