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Chloe Nahum-Claudel: Confessed Sorcerers, 3 November 2022

Of Humans, Pigs and Souls: An Essay on the Yagwoia ‘Womba’ Complex 
by Jadran Mimica.
Hau, 160 pp., £16, February 2021, 978 1 912808 31 1
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Fire on the Island: Fear, Hope and a Christian Revival in Vanuatu 
by Tom Bratrud.
Berghahn, 213 pp., £89, April, 978 1 80073 464 7
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... sleep and begin the process of family therapy, dream analysis and shamanic exorcism. For Jadran Mimica, a lecturer at the University of Sydney, womba affliction has its origin in local ideas of kinship, which involve people consuming one another’s bodies and energies to make other bodies and energies. Pork offers a substitute for human ...

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