The Resource A land of opportunities : being an account of the author's recent expedition to explore the northern territories of Australia

A land of opportunities : being an account of the author's recent expedition to explore the northern territories of Australia

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A land of opportunities : being an account of the author's recent expedition to explore the northern territories of Australia
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A land of opportunities : being an account of the author's recent expedition to explore the northern territories of Australia
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Numerous contacts with Aborigines, observations of smokes, campsites, physical appearance, along coast from Broome to Wyndham; visited missions at Beagle Bay, Lombadina, Sunday Island, Port George IV, Napier, Broome Bay, Forrest River, Tyri Island camp of Frenchman DAntoine visited; two skeletons collected; old camp of Indonesian trepangers in Yampi Sound; Bigge Island - many natives; canoes, rope, spears, stone spearheads, other weapons, hair belts, briefly described; Forrest River firemaking, films made of dances, spear throwing, rock paintings; women observed collecting bulbs from swamp, using bark containers; Wyndham - food included boab tree nuts; Sir Graham Moore Island occupied campsite described, films made of natives; Malay campsites observed; burials in cliff; Montgomery Island - heavily scarified man seen considered beautifying; Sunday Island - film of corroboree, notes on rafts, pigments used in body painting, boomerang throwing; Turtle Bay; method of preparing turtle; possible stone arrangement at York Sound
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Stuart, E. J
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  • Beagle Bay Mission (W.A.)
  • Drysdale River Mission (W.A.)
  • Forrest River Mission (W.A.)
  • Lombadina Mission (W.A.)
  • Port George IV Mission (W.A.)
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A land of opportunities : being an account of the author's recent expedition to explore the northern territories of Australia
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pls.; fold. maps
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M0052488
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xiv, 144 p.
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
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939
System control number
0075240
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A land of opportunities : being an account of the author's recent expedition to explore the northern territories of Australia
Publication
Note
pls.; fold. maps
Control code
M0052488
Extent
xiv, 144 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
939
System control number
0075240

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