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Gebusi religion in 1980 relied heavily upon the belief in spirits, especially those lusty female spirits whom would possess spirit mediums to charm men during séances. Bibliography knauft, bruce m (1985) good company and violence: sorcery and social action in a lowland new guinea society berkeley: university of california press.
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Gebusi people of western province, papua new guinea the gebusi people of papua new guinea have been the focus of dr knauft’s most focused and comprehensive ethnographic research, beginning in 1980. The gebusi has 265 ratings and 21 reviews emma deplores goodreads censorship said: i am not the intended audience for this book i read it looking for s.
Religious beliefs the gebusi cosmos is populated by numerous spirits, including those of fish, birds, and other animals of particular importance are the true spirit people ( to di os ), who aid the gebusi in finding the causes of sickness, the identity of sorcerers, the location of lost pigs, and the success of anticipated hunting expeditions.