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The Resource Aboriginals of Australia, by Douglass Baglin and Barbara Mullins

Aboriginals of Australia, by Douglass Baglin and Barbara Mullins

Label
Aboriginals of Australia
Title
Aboriginals of Australia
Statement of responsibility
by Douglass Baglin and Barbara Mullins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Outline of Aboriginal life, economic, hunting, division of labour in search for food S.A., W.A., north Qld., type of food, family structure, male and female fire construction differences, preparation of food, cooking; Hunting dugong and turtle, use of sucker fish Tully R. area, material culture, weapons, use of shields except west S.A. and north Kimberleys, bark canoes, canoe trees, rafts, north coastal tribes use Macassan type sails; Relationship to land, totemic and increase sites, corroboree, play about and sacred, Arnhem Land peacemaking fight ritual, womens secret rituals; Material and colours used for art, rock paintings Oenpelli, Laura, description of Quinkans north Qld., spirit figures N.T., Rainbow Men S.A., Wandjina ancestral beings Kimberley region, stencil and pecked art forms widely distributed, areas for; petroglyphs, bark paintings Arnhem Land and islands in Gulf of Carpentaria, N.S.W. dendroglyphs, taphoglyphs and teleteglyphs, bora sites, mourning, burial customs, grave posts Melville and Bathurst Is., ranggas Arnhem Land fertility totems; Outline of ritual change Elcho Is., 11 lines Song of Mbu, Mungkan tribe
Cataloging source
ANL
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1926-2010
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baglin, Douglass
Dewey number
305.89915
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1922-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mullins, Barbara
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Aboriginal Australians
Label
Aboriginals of Australia, by Douglass Baglin and Barbara Mullins
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "A record of their fast-vanishing traditional way of life, featuring over ninety full-colour photographs"
  • First published under the title: Aborigines of Australia. Sydney : Horwitz, 1969
  • 1969 edition: 32 p
Bibliography note
Bibliography: Back cover verso
Control code
000042645735
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
34 p.
Isbn
9780980352153
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Aboriginals of Australia, by Douglass Baglin and Barbara Mullins
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "A record of their fast-vanishing traditional way of life, featuring over ninety full-colour photographs"
  • First published under the title: Aborigines of Australia. Sydney : Horwitz, 1969
  • 1969 edition: 32 p
Bibliography note
Bibliography: Back cover verso
Control code
000042645735
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
34 p.
Isbn
9780980352153
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
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