In the case of war magic with intent to affect many persons at the same time, the shaman rather than the individual warrior becomes the performer of the rite. He does not touch the individuals with the “jape daagu, charm stone,” but merely carries it around the group while uttering the prescribed spells.

  • Source: Pospisil, Leopold J. Kapauku Papuans and their law. New Haven: Published for the Dept. Anthropology, Yale University, 1958.
  • Culture: Kapauka
  • Location: Asia