The Resource About the blacks : natives of Central Australia : their strange habits and customs / by Charles Chewings

About the blacks : natives of Central Australia : their strange habits and customs / by Charles Chewings

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About the blacks : natives of Central Australia : their strange habits and customs / by Charles Chewings
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About the blacks : natives of Central Australia : their strange habits and customs / by Charles Chewings
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General description - appearance, diet and European foods; consumption of water storing frogs, witchetty grubs, acacia seed, moths and grubs; emu hunting with hides; attitude to camp dogs; womens use of pitchies; boys fighting training; marriage rules and kinship; conception beliefs and avoidance; magic cures; enforcement of law - womens fighting, marriage and disputes over women; accounts of murder, abduction, infanticide; scarification, ceremonial decoration and personal adornment, notes on humour, mental capacities, sign language; impact of colonization and the need for welfare
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1859-1937
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Chewings, Charles
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About the blacks : natives of Central Australia : their strange habits and customs / by Charles Chewings
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Photocopy
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M0011862
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[7] leaves; ill.
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p015795
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0009671
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About the blacks : natives of Central Australia : their strange habits and customs / by Charles Chewings
Publication
Note
Photocopy
Control code
M0011862
Extent
[7] leaves; ill.
Stock number
p015795
System control number
0009671

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