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Index.

Mount Soche : ancestor worship, 309

Mourning customs, see Death and funeral customs and beliefs

Mouse : avenges inhospitality, Malta. 84 ; lucky if nibbles nets, High- lands, 301 ; as totem, New Cale- donia, 259

Mule : in legend of Holy Family, Azores, 136 ; sprinkled and fed, St. Anthony's Day, Malta, 79

Mulindry Glen : fairy arrows, 210, 299 {J>late)

Multan : why it is hot, 112

Muncle : ghost at, 68

Munich : the Romanini Medusa, 216

Munster ; hostages from buried alive as trophy, 14-5 ; sacrifice, St. Martin's Eve, 186

Murder : ghost of murdered. Staining Hall, 179, Stanton Harcourt, 68 ; recorded by thyme odour, Black- pool and Derbyshire, 1 79-80

Music : Ba-Ronga, 445 : Chinam- wanga, 445 ; musical instruments, Karague, 52, Malays, 388-9, 398, Malta, 80, W. Australia, 330 Zambezi, 445 ; Zapotec tribe, Mexico, 203-4

Musquakie Indians : folklore of, 9, 26, 1 13-4

Mustard-plant : devil stands by, St. John's Eve, Azores, 142

Mutilation, personal, a magical object, 106

Mwenzo : folktales, 444-5

Mycenaean shield connected with Athena, 283

Myggenoes : unlucky to wish 'good luck,' 306

Mzimu, ancestral spirit, Achewa tribe, 61-2

Nadir, one of seven regions compris- ing all space, Zuiii, 430

Naioulie or tea-tree, New Caledonia, 244

Names : contemptuous, as protection, Basutos, 205-6, 417 ; of pristine human groups arise from nick- names, 423-4

Naples : frescoes, 235-6 ; Medusa heads, 217-8, 225, 240

Natives of New Caledonia, The, by J. J. Atkinson, with notes by A. Lang, 243-59

Naxos : Apollo's statue at Delos from, 270

Necklaces, Mapoon Cape, 321, W.

Australia, 346, 348, 366 {f)late\ Nemea : votive picture of, Athens,

268 Nettle : " Ivar's daughter," Hebrides,

99.

Neuuieha, hired mourners, Malta, 82-3

New Caledonia : (^see also Belep tribe ; and Taugau) ; The Natives of New Caledonia, by J. J. Atkin- son, with notes by A. Lang, 243- 59 ; Totemism in New Caledonia, by N. W. Thomas, 418-9

New Guinea : crescent charms, 65 {plate"), 182-3 » exogamy, 418

New Hebrides, 243

Newt : how to kill, Malta, 84

New Year's Day : omens on, Malta, 84-5 ; peach blossom charm, China, 296

New Zealand, see Auckland ; and Maoris

Nicknames, see Names

Nicobar islands : festivals and beliefs, 19

Nightmare, charm against, Orkneys, 440

Nine : in folktale, Malays, 390 ; knots in sprain charm, Shetlands, 372 ; queens in Arthurian legends, 440 ; Valkyries, 440

Nineveh : Medusa's head, 237

Nkanyi tree ; seeds in divination, Basutos and Ba-Thonga. 122

Nkuna tribe, branch of Ba-Thonga. 1 16-7

Nordrup : Iron Age interments at,

15 Normandy : folktale, 43 North : one of seven regions dividing

all space, Zuni, 430, and of four

regions, China, 431 North America : {^see also Behring

Strait ; Eskimos ; Mexico ; ajtd

United States of North America) ;

totemism as system of adornment

and heraldry, 21 Northbrook : ghost laid in pond, 72 North Kimberley : spears, 345 Northleigh : suicide, burial of, 73 North Pole Star : god of, China, 297 North West Provinces of India, see

Benares ; Delhi ; a)id Mirzapur Norway : sprain charm, 372 Nosbreac : fairy arrows, 210, 299

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