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Index.
  • Carving, 172.
  • Castanets, 339.
  • Castaways, 345.
  • Casuarina, 186.
  • Catamarans, 293 note, 294.
  • Cat's-cradle, 341.
  • Cause of Sickness, 196.
  • Celebes, 317 note.
  • Changeling Snakes and Spirits, 172, 187, 188.
  • — Trees, 187.
  • Channels, 16.
  • Charms in food, 49.
  • — sung, 119, 161, 190, 198, 202, 359, 395.
  • Chastity, 235.
  • Chiefs, 46, 47, 50, 51, 54, 56, 60.
  • Childhood, 231.
  • Childless Ghost, 275.
  • Children in Societies, 70, 81, 84, 92, 98.
  • Circumcision, 234.
  • Classes of Ghosts, 253.
  • Cloak in Mysteries, 78, 8 1 note, 91, 99.
  • Close-time in Mysteries, 83, 95.
  • Cloth, 320.
  • Clothing, 321.
  • Club-houses, 102.
  • Clubs, 306.
  • — Societies, 101, 103, 104, 110, 112, 114.
  • Cockatoos, 17.
  • Cocoa-nut, to mark absence, 77.
  • Comet, 348.
  • Comins, Rev. R. B., 42 note.
  • Communal Marriage, 27.
  • Contrariété Island, see Ulawa.
  • Cook, Capt., 4.
  • Cookery, 319.
  • Coral, 14.
  • Cotoira, 2 note, 9 note.
  • Counting, 341, 353, 377.
  • — days, 272.
  • — song, 341.
  • Couvade, 228.
  • Creation, 26, 28, 154, 171.
  • Cremation, 263.
  • Crocodiles, 18, 179, 180.
  • Cultivations, 303.
  • Curses, 51, 147, 216.
  • Cuscus, 17.
  • Cycas, 1 86.
 
  • Dances, 84, 87, 91, 93, 95, 332.
  • Darkness universal, 182.
  • Death, 247.
  • — Days, 271.
  • — Meals, see Funeral Feasts.
  • — Origin of, 260, 265.
  • Decorations, in, 116, 386.
  • Decorative Arts, 328.
  • Deliverance Feast, 112.
  • Descent in Family, 22, 41.
  • — to Hades, 277, 286.
  • —of Property, 59.
  • Destruction of Property after Death, 255, 263, 285.
  • Devil, 117, 122.
  • Discoveries, 2, 8.
  • Diseases, 12 note.
  • Disposing of corpses, 267, 269.
  • Divination, 196, 210.
  • Division of People, 21, 24, 400.
  • Divorce, 244.
  • Doctors, 195.
  • Dreamers, 208.
  • Dreams, 208, 249, 266.
  • Dress, 107, 231, 234, 241, 321.
  • Drill, 325.
  • Driving Ghosts, 270.
  • Drums, 175, 336.
  • Dugong, 318.
  • Dukduk, 69.
  • Dye, 322, 323.
 
  • Ear ornaments, 330.
  • Ears pierced, 232, 265 note, 280.
  • Eclipses, 348.
  • Eels, 18, 318.
  • Elevation of land, 16.
  • Elopement, 240.
  • Enclosures, 84, 86.
  • Entrance to Clubs, 105.
  • — to Hades, 273.
  • — to Mysteries, see Initiation.
  • — payments, 81, 84, 92, 103, 106, 115.
  • Espiritu Santo, 3, 6, 8, 17, 306, 315.
  • Exclusion of Women, 128.
  • Exogamy, 21, 24, 29, 34.
  • Exorcism, 220.
 
  • Fagani, see Ha'ani.
  • Fainting, 260, 287.
  • Familiar Spirits, 142.
  • Family, 25, 26, 34, 68.
  • — System, 35, 40.
  • Fasting, 107, 205.
  • Feasts. 104, 108, no, 112.
  • — funeral, 255, 259, 261, 264, 271, 273, 280, 282, 284, 287.
  • Feather-money, 324.
  • Fenua loa, 17.
  • Fighting, 305.
  • Figure-heads, 296.
  • Figures in Mysteries, 87, 96.
  • Fiji, 2, 22 note, 34, 43, 48, 59, 61 note, 04 note, 69, 72, 122, 147 note, 198 note, 246 note, 248, 315, 319, 340.