The Resource Anthropological notes made on the South Australian Government north-west prospecting expedition, 1903

Anthropological notes made on the South Australian Government north-west prospecting expedition, 1903

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Anthropological notes made on the South Australian Government north-west prospecting expedition, 1903
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Anthropological notes made on the South Australian Government north-west prospecting expedition, 1903
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Location of tribes - Karkurrerra, Alinjerra, Wilrurrerra (Wilruddidda) & Ulparidja in Musgrave, Peterman, Tomkinson & Mann Ranges; method of hunting, game traps, collecting insects, birds, snails; preparation of foods, cooking, vegetable foods; physical features, personal decoration, multilation & scarification, circumcision, subincision, piercing of nasal septum, words given (no translation) of song sung at initiation (Karkurrrerra tribe); method of healing, therapeutic magic, use of obsidian bombs; types of diseases; description of spears, spear-throwers, method of straightening spears, types of wooden & bark carriers, use of yam sticks, grinding stones, stone knives; method of fire-making; manufacture of strands of fur & necklaces, construction of a Wannigi; making of shelters & huts making various tracks & designs in sand for amusement; methods of child-carrying; lending of wives, verses sung at corroborees (no translation); naming of (1) native children (2) natural objects (3) heavenly bodies; brief notes on gesture language; burial notes; mythological landmarks, childrens games; art method of rock engravings observed at Mount Crombie, Mann Ranges, Musgrave Ranges near Naveena Rockhole, east of Artootinna, Everand Ranges; cave drawings Kurrekapinnya Soakage in Ayers Ranges, Ulurinna Native Soakage Well, detailed account of these sites, interpretation of drawings, colours, designs; Appendix; Vocabulary (approx. 200 words) of Karkurrera tribe or Wonga- Tchitche (language of the tribe), names of persons, names of dogs
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1881-1933
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Basedow, Herbert
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Anthropological notes made on the South Australian Government north-west prospecting expedition, 1903
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http://www1.aiatsis.gov.au/exhibitions/e_access/r_serial/m0045154_a/m0045154.htm
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M0045154
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0064975
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Anthropological notes made on the South Australian Government north-west prospecting expedition, 1903
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http://www1.aiatsis.gov.au/exhibitions/e_access/r_serial/m0045154_a/m0045154.htm
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Digitisation status: digitised
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M0045154
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0064975

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