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Their brandishing of totems, their busting of taboos is real world stuff, not symbolic.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl | Anthony Haden-Guest | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was, in his day, one of the great totems of Manchester's 'Madchester' rave scene.
I recognize these totems all too well, because I have at one time or another embraced them myself.
Or are they relics, totems of a strange faith that demands our allegiance?
Gone are the cheerful sham marriages held up as totems for the rest of us to emulate.
The tribe consists of a number of clans, and each clan may include several totems.
The latter concerns itself with the nature of the objects that are regarded as totems.
In many communities, however, plant totems have been adopted, and in certain regions they have gradually become predominant.
At times, apparently, it is believed that these ancestors merely singled out as totems certain already existing animals.
In the south, where there are no totems other than animals, Intichiuma ceremonies receive small emphasis.
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