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Peace Child - Chapter 22, The Power of Aumamay Summary & Analysis

Don Richardson
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Richardson describes the burial traditions of the Sawi, in which they actually wrap the deceased in vines and place them in a burial house above the ground. Richardson thinks of the anguish of those who may have recovered in the burial house, with no way out. Richardson tells Warahai's relative, Boro, that it is taboo for a Tuan to bury a breathing body. For four days, Richardson and his wife attend to Warahai's weak body.

Richardson pleads for divine intervention, in order to discredit the Sawi's belief in spiritism. Aham, the sorceress, continues to have death visions of Warahai, and each vision stirs the village into a frenzy. During one such frenzy, Richardson seeks the aid of Mahaen to bodily remove Warahai from the man house to his own study. Richardson worries that treating the very sick...

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