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Noun1.Walbiri - a language of Australian aboriginesWalbiri - a language of Australian aborigines
Aboriginal Australian, Australian - the Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines
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Meggitt, Mervyn J 1967 Gadjari among the Walbiri Aborigines of Central Australia, Oceania Monograph 14, University of Sydney.
They describes interdisciplinary approaches to studying visual narrative; linguistically oriented comics research in Germany; graphic style and story; conceptual metaphor theory, blending theory, and other cognitivist perspectives on comics; textual connectivity in comics; cohesion in written and visual language; manga literacy and comprehension in Japanese children; kids' visual narratives across cultures; and visual narratives in different cultures, including the Walbiri sand story, Arrernte sand narratives, sequential text-image pairing among the classic Maya, and the relationship between language and thought in visual narratives.
1973, Walbiri Iconography, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY.
Walbiri Iconography: graphic representation and cultural symbolism in a central Australian society.
I used this principle to hypothesize that if commonalties in healing practices were observed in cultures as diverse geographically as the Yanomami of the Amazon, the Walbiri of Australia's Northern Territory, and the G/wi of the Kalahari Bush in Africa, this would be strongly suggestive that there are features fundamental to the healing process that are helpful in meeting the survival needs of the individual and cultural group.
Munn, Walbiri Iconography: Graphic Representation and Cultural Symbolism in a Central Australian Society (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1973).
The Walpiri (or Walbiri) are one of the best-studied cases.
(*) Siuai Sugbuhanon Sumbanese Tanimbarese Tannese Tasmanians Tikopia Tiwi Tobelorese Tokelau Toradja Trobriands Ulawans Ulithians Vanua Levu Walbiri (*) Wantoat Wikmunkan Wogeo Wongaibon Yapese (*) North American Societies (of 69 culture clusters, 64 sampled) Acoma Antarianunts Apache, West.
Munn, The Transformation of Subjects into Objects in Walbiri and Pitjantjatjara Myth, in Australian Aboriginal Anthropology: Modern Studies in the Social Anthropology of The Australian Aborigines 141, 147 (Ronald M.