First Blood Celebrations around the Globe

Soster-Olmer, Ksenija
November 2001
Mothering;Nov/Dec2001, Issue 109, p48
Reports the celebration of the first menstrual period of women around the world. Treatment of first period in Western culture; Celebration of the 'Navajo Kinaalda' among American Indian tribes for first periods; Performance of the 'Samati Sadang' ritual in India and Sri Lanka for first periods.


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