Tales from the Trobriand Islands of Papua New Guinea: Psycholinguistic and Anthropological Linguistic Analyses of Tales Told by Trobriand Children and Adults (Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Pub. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea: 2. 2000s. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea are a fascinating group of many unique rituals, practices, customs and symbolisms of power. New York, NY Thomson/Wadsworth 2. by Annette B Weiner Print book: English. by Annette B Weiner Print book: English. 2003 [Nachdr. This may last a few years to fully learn his or her mentor’s spells. The Young Trobrianders will seek “love magic” for a price, usually in a form of tobacco, yams, and food for the spells. This re-examination of the Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea, the people described in Malinowski's classic ethnographic work of the early 20th century, provides a balanced view of the society from a male and female perspective, including coverage of new discoveries about the importance of woman's work and wealth in the society. Map of the Trobriand Islands xvii Map 3. The term Papuan languages refers to an areal grouping, rather than a linguistic one. They differentiate among various forms of magic. Co., c2015), by Gunter Senft (PDF with commentary at John Benjamins e-Platform) Map of Milne Bay Province xviii Table 1. The Trobriand Islanders of Papua New Guinea are famous foi being great magicians. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea: 1. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea. Ethnologue's 14th edition lists 826 languages of Papua New Guinea and 257 languages of Western New Guinea, a total of 1073 languages, with 12 languages overlapping.They can be divided into two groups, the Austronesian languages, and all the others, called Papuan languages for convenience. Map 1. The Trobriand Islands have been referred to as “one of anthropologies most sacred places” by several anthropologists (Weiner, 1988, pg 1). The tales told by the boys (B) 20 Table 2. The structure of the “Tale of the white caterpillar” 24 Table 4. Kiriwina is part of the Trobriands, a cluster of small, coral islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea that have long captured the minds and loins of Western anthropologists and travel writers. Papua New Guinea - 2182 Words This re-examination of the Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea, the people described in Malinowskis classic ethnographic work of the early 20th century, provides a balanced view of the society from a male and Map of Papua New Guinea xvi Map 2. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea. The structure of the “Tale of the red ant” 22 Table 3.