The Resource Australian Aboriginal culture

Australian Aboriginal culture

Label
Australian Aboriginal culture
Title
Australian Aboriginal culture
Creator
Contributor
Author
Writer of preface
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Brief outline of Aboriginal life in remote areas; physical appearance, estimates of population in 1788, recent population increase, size of territory, number of languages and dialects, mens way of life (species hunted, weapons, tools, ceremonial life), womens way of life (animal and plant food collection; food preparation and cooking), dwellings, firemaking, religion and ceremonies (totemism, spirit ancestors, initiation, sacred objects, bullroarers), magic and medicine (including kurdaitja shoes, bone pointing), games, music (instruments), dress and ornament, watercraft, hunting and fighting, boomerangs, utensils (string, dishes, shells, mats, etc.), stone tools (materials, types), bone artefacts, trade and exchange (map of routes), rock art and bark painting (methods, styles), old age and death
Cataloging source
WCU
Dewey number
305.89915
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Information relating to copyright status
© Commonwealth of Australia 1973.
LC call number
GN 665 KA8
Literary form
non fiction
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
Australian National Commission for Unesco
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1905-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McCarthy, Frederick D.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Australian Aboriginal culture
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Cat. no. 810108X
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who are the Aboriginals? -- Aboriginal origins -- Tribal lands -- The men's way of life -- Dwellings -- Fire making -- Religion and ceremonies -- Magic and medicine -- Games and music -- Dress and ornament -- Watercraft -- Hunting and fighting -- The boomerang -- Material possessions -- Stone tools -- Bone artifacts -- Trade and exchange -- Rock engravings -- Cave paintings -- Bark paintings -- Old age and death -- What of the future?
Control code
000026283916
Dimensions
15 x 21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780642938633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
p 13149 ; p 6484
System control number
(OCoLC)1976225
Label
Australian Aboriginal culture
Publication
Copyright
Note
Cat. no. 810108X
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who are the Aboriginals? -- Aboriginal origins -- Tribal lands -- The men's way of life -- Dwellings -- Fire making -- Religion and ceremonies -- Magic and medicine -- Games and music -- Dress and ornament -- Watercraft -- Hunting and fighting -- The boomerang -- Material possessions -- Stone tools -- Bone artifacts -- Trade and exchange -- Rock engravings -- Cave paintings -- Bark paintings -- Old age and death -- What of the future?
Control code
000026283916
Dimensions
15 x 21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780642938633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
p 13149 ; p 6484
System control number
(OCoLC)1976225

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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