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Aboriginal habitat and economy : some examples and problems

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Aboriginal habitat and economy : some examples and problems
Title
Aboriginal habitat and economy : some examples and problems
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Summary
Study to assess part played by habitat in determining the variation of economic activity and material culture of the Aborigines; food supply seasonal variation and its effect, hunting methods, material culture used in exploitation of food, population density; area of study to date defined Cape York Peninsula, Murray - Darling catchment; outline of types of source material consulted by author; three types of food gathering, economy in Cape York described in detail - types of food, role of women in gathering, hunting and fishing methods, preparation of food, cooking; use of outrigger canoe by Kawadji for ocean fishing and hunting has led to discarding of bark canoe; seasonal variation in type of shelter built; implements used; influences from the northern canoes; population estimates and densities for Cape York; maps show areas of contact by explorers and survey vessels, information on tribes by settlers, missionaries and government officials reports, and information on tribes from work of anthropologists and museum workers; quotes many writers on area
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Lawrence, Roger
Date time place
1965
Label
Aboriginal habitat and economy : some examples and problems
Instantiates
Publication
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maps; Roneoed
Control code
M0046534
Extent
[19] p.
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Open copying & quotation
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0066845
Label
Aboriginal habitat and economy : some examples and problems
Publication
Note
maps; Roneoed
Control code
M0046534
Extent
[19] p.
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Open copying & quotation
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0066845

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