The Resource Aboriginal of the Dandenong Mountain

Aboriginal of the Dandenong Mountain

Label
Aboriginal of the Dandenong Mountain
Title
Aboriginal of the Dandenong Mountain
Creator
Subject
Summary
General book on life of the Wurundjeri of the Dandenong Mountain & Yarra River area; The setting - location of Wurundjeri & Mara, Wotjobaluk groups of Kulin tribe, speaking Woewurong; tribal grouping - sex totemism, moieties, marriage rules, avoidance, kinship, medicine men, sorcery; Bunjil - legend given; law and order - role of old men; message sticks, trade & exchange; childhood - treatment, naming; initiation of boys - food taboos, hair plucking, tooth removal, nose piercing; omens & warnings; contact with Europeans, brief notes on Berak & Coranderrk Station, geographical names, Aboriginal sites, camping arrangement used by Berak; Chapter 2; Boorang the Wurundjeri; Chapter 3; Yerrin of the Bunurong - both fictional accounts of the life of a man & a woman
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1904 - 2000
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McGivern, Muriel Evelyn
Date time place
1972
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Barak, William
Label
Aboriginal of the Dandenong Mountain
Instantiates
Publication
Note
illus.; map
Control code
M0056883
Extent
160 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780959919301
Stock number
8290
System control number
0081070
Label
Aboriginal of the Dandenong Mountain
Publication
Note
illus.; map
Control code
M0056883
Extent
160 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780959919301
Stock number
8290
System control number
0081070

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