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  • n. Plural form of totemist.


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  • _They_ would doubtless have maintained that the cow was Gladstone's totem, or family crest, and that, like other totemists, he was forbidden to eat beef.

    In the Wrong Paradise

  • For a nagual, as I have shown, is one thing and a totem is another; nor am I aware that Zulus are totemists.

    Modern Mythology

  • I am not at all bigoted in the opinion that the Greeks may have once been totemists.

    Modern Mythology

  • In Rome we do find traces of exogamy, as among totemists.

    Modern Mythology

  • Incas, or that African and Indian and Asiatic totemists, erected 'sign - boards' anywhere, as the Ottawa writer assures us that the Ottawas do, or used to do.

    Modern Mythology

  • For the use of beast-skins in such dances among totemists I cite Bancroft

    Modern Mythology

  • Now, anthropologists are generally agreed, I think, that occasional sacrifices of and communion in the flesh of the totem or other sacred animals do occur among totemists. {84c} But Mr. Frazer and I both admit, and indeed are eager to state publicly, that the evidence for sacrifice of the totem, and communion in eating him, is very scanty.

    Modern Mythology


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