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Story: A necklace of reed used to cure a little child's cold


A necklace of reed used to cure a little child's cold


Lucy Lloyd |xam notebooks


A reed necklace employed as a remedy for a little child suffering from a cold (L VIII.-21. 7826 and 7827). The women break and burn pieces of reed in the fire.


1) |han≠kass'o observed this practice himself, 2) p.7826v: see The power of cutting possessed by the reed and quartz, 3) This story is found in Book VIII-21


|han≠kass'o (Klein Jantje) (VIII)


October 1878


Custom and daily life, Healing and ailing, Artefact and dress


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