Page:The Melanesians Studies in their Anthropology and Folklore.djvu/435

This page has been validated.


INDEX.

  • Abomination, buto, p. 31.
  • Abortion, 229.
  • Acting, 342.
  • Admission to Clubs, 105.
  • —to Mysteries, 80.
  • Adoption, 25, 27, 42, 51 note.
  • Adultery, 243.
  • Agnatic descent, 29.
  • Alite, 298, 325.
  • Alligators, see Crocodiles.
  • Ambrym, 13, 72, 84, 144, 174, 288
  • note, 306, 332, 337, 355.
  • Amulets, 121, 134, 184.
  • Anaiteum, 123.
  • Animism, 123.
  • Antiquity, 48.
  • Apes, anthropoid, 19 note, 354.
  • Araga, see Pentecost Island.
  • Arrows, Poisoned, 215, 306.
  • Arts of life, 290.
  • —Decorative.
  • Atai, 250.
  • Atolls, 17.
  • Aurora Island, Maewo, 6, 25, 86, 112, *143, 168, 182, 199, 201, 240, 291, 298, 309, 313, 319, 323, 333, 340, 352, 369.
  • Australian Mysteries, 70.
  • Avoidance, 43, 232.
 
  • Badges, 75, 82, 87, 110, 112.
  • Bamboo Knife, 315.
  • Bananas, 319.
  • Banks' Islands, 2, 3, 4, 7 note, 16, 23, 24, 29, 35, 43, 54, 63, 72, 75, 104, 123, 139, 146, 151, 174, 181, 198, 211, 214, 216, 219, 225, 229, 231, 236, 239, 245, 265, 298, 306, 311, 313, 318, 319, 322, 325, 333, 334, 340, 342, 348, 353, 354.
  • Bastards, 236.
  • Bauro, 4 note, 6 note.
  • Belief in Magic, 193.
  • Bellona Island, 2, 16, 313, 322.
  • Betel nut, 1, 9 note, 351.
  • Betrothal, 237, 238.
  • Bice, Rev. C., 241 note, 301 note, 304 note.
  • Bird's-nest Fern, 265, 277, 279.
  • Birgus latro, 19.
  • Birth, 230.
  • Biu Island, 19.
  • Bligh, 4, 7 note.
  • —Island, see Ureparapara.
  • Bonesetters, 198.
  • Bonito, 179, 233.
  • Bougainville, 3.
  • Boundaries, 65 note.
  • Bows, 8, 304.
  • Bowls, 316.
  • Breadfruit, 83 note, 319.
  • Brenchley, Mr., 5, 122, 295, 299 note.
  • Bridge of Dead, 257.
  • Brothers and Sisters, 36, 232.
  • Bugotu, 30, 135, 180, 196, 256, 299, 300, 302, 318, 343, 345.
  • Bull-roarers, 80, 98, 342.
  • Burial, 254, 257, 258, 261, 263, 267, 270, 278, 284, 287, 288 note.
  • Burning alive, 347.
  • — the dead, 263.
  • Burying alive, 288, 347.
  • — in sea, 254, 258, 262.
  • — wives, 257.
  • Buto, 31.
 
  • Caladium, 304; see Taro.
  • Canarium, 132, 138, 320.
  • Cannibalism, 343, 395 note, 398.
  • Canoe-houses, 258, 299.
  • Canoes, 290.
  • Capture in Marriage, 238 note, 240.