The Resource American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, N.T. (1948) : experiences with the Aborigines of Arnhem Land, Ray Specht

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, N.T. (1948) : experiences with the Aborigines of Arnhem Land, Ray Specht

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, N.T. (1948) : experiences with the Aborigines of Arnhem Land
Title
American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, N.T. (1948)
Title remainder
experiences with the Aborigines of Arnhem Land
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Ray Specht
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Language
eng
Summary
Describes, in letters, various aspects of Arnhem Land Aboriginal life; dances; social organization; use of spears; relationships with Aboriginal people writer's party came into contact with; observations about Aboriginal people, their culture and ceremonies; string figures; rock art; research conducted, including nutrition survey; filming undertaken; part of dreamtime legend of Hemple Bay; hunting, fishing and food gathering; discusses 1933 Caledon Bay murders and consequences; bark canoe making; researcher's problems with dogs; archaeological artefacts found; study of flora and birds
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1924-
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Specht, R. L.
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  • American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land
  • Aboriginal Australians
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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, N.T. (1948) : experiences with the Aborigines of Arnhem Land, Ray Specht
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Extent
15 leaves
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Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
R.L Specht :
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MAR02/124A
Label
American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, N.T. (1948) : experiences with the Aborigines of Arnhem Land, Ray Specht
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Extent
15 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
R.L Specht :
Stock number
MAR02/124A

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