Spirits Captured in Stone: Shamanism and Traditional Medicine among the Taman of Borneo

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Index
Adultery, 21, 25, 40
Agama Jolo, 26-27
Agriculture, 28-30, 135-136. See also Shifting cultivation
Alatala, 26, 30n7
Ali (dukun), 44, 48
Amulets, 41, 42, 44, 48
Animals, used in ceremonies, 98
Animism, 26, 28, 117
Antidotes, 34, 36-38, 43, 106n8
Antu. See Ghosts
Anxiety, 9, 79
Areca catechu, 105. See also Mayang pinang
Astrology, 42
Atkinson, Jane, 3-5, 8, 160-161
Augury, areca blossom, 98-99, 99il, 133, 145
Authority, political, 4
Badi, 65-67, 74n9,82
Balienism, 161n7; advancement in, 157-158; as career, 156-158; chang- ing meanings in, 163-171; concepts of souls, 57-65; concepts of spirits, 54-57; customary practice in, 146; deception in, 10, 11, 160; efficacy of, 158-161; in ethnomedical domain, 6; gender in, 4, 5, 12, 106n6,145, 151-154, 167-168; hierarchy of, 143; institutionaliza- tion of, 141; knowledge in, 6-7; legitimacy of, 143, 146; as magic, 142-144; mystification in, 11; objects used, 133-136; as organized
activity, 141-147; predisposing con- ditions, 77-86 ; as profession, 141-149; psychological perspective, 8; resistance to, 85-86; sexual repression in, 9, 83, 170; simplifica- tion of, 166; social organization of, 145-147; social pressure in, 85-86; social reality of, 158-161; in soci- ety, 141-161; support from kin in, 155-156
Baliens, 74; apprenticeship, 124; authenticity of, 104; becoming, 77-105, 150-156; celestial, 149; commitment of, 105; compensation for, 31, 38, 39, 99-100, 133-134, 136, 139n11; deceased, 125, 147, 149; destiny of, 84-85; equipment for, 89, 95, 101, 109-138, 116, 118-119, 133; esotericism of, 149-150; identity, 7; illness in, 150-151, 156; inauguration of, 1; for initiation ceremony, 87; involun- tary nature of, 2, 77; kinship choice, 117; obligations of, 112, 156; psy- chological health of, 5, 154-155; ranking, 148-149; recruitment of, 8; role change of, 11; sarin, 149; selec- tion for bubut, 114-115; selection for mangait, 117-118; status of, 5, 7, 147-150, 167; techniques of, 109-138; terrestrial, 149
Banuakas, 18-19, 20, 23
Baudrilliard, Jean, 134-135
Belief(s): cultural, 144; customary, 26; effects on pain, 104; kempunan, 35,

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