PHYLLIS KABERRY #100travelHERS
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Birth: September 17, 1910; San Francisco, California
Death: October 31, 1977; London, England
Notable journeys: Spent her adolescence in Australia and after college, conducted fieldwork for three years on Aboriginee women in the Kimberley region. Later studied Melanesian communities, New Guinea, and Cameroon.
Notable works: Aboriginal Woman Sacred and Profane, which introduced a feminist perspective to the field of anthropology; editor of The Dynamics of Cultural Change; Women of the Grassfields
Quote: “If my theme is women, it is one that have invoked a contrast and comparison of their activities with those of the men, with due recognition of the co-operation that exists between the sexes, the beliefs they share in common, and the laws to which they both conform.”