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DIVINATION OF SEX BELIEF

THE INFORMANT'S GRANDFATHER BELIEVED THAT WHEN SOME WOMAN
HE KNEW WAS PREGNANT HE COULD LOOK AT THE MOON AND GET A
FEELING WHETHER THE CHILD WOULD BE A BOY OR A GIRL.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT'S GRANDFATHER TENDED TO DISREGARD ANY INCORRECT
PREDICTIONS REGARDING THIS PRACTICE OF HIS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CLINTON TOWNSHIP

James Callow Keyword(s): SEX

Subject headings: Prophet / Seer / Soothsayer
Spirit / Mind / Body
Observation
BELIEF -- Moon
BELIEF -- Birth

Date learned: 11-00-1982

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