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Australien : Land, Leute Mission, von Georg Walter

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Australien : Land, Leute Mission
Title
Australien
Title remainder
Land, Leute Mission
Statement of responsibility
von Georg Walter
Creator
Subject
Summary
Author a Pallottine Father sent to Beagle Bay Mission 1901; general discussion on mission history and white & Aboriginal inhabitants of Australia generally; ornamentation of body - Dampier Land; tooth evulsion (Broome - Derby); scarification, dress, weapons, account of wooden spears (Niol-niol) hunting & fishing methods; examples of clairvoyance; dances of Niol-Niol - dream type amongst others, account of preparation, performance, musical instruments; notes on circumcision, occurring 6 weeks after tooth evulsion - native names of different ceremonies, blood drinking, subincision; discusses significance attached to blood in these ceremonies - exchange of wives at conclusion; characteristic traits; economic & social institutions, family life; classes - rules of marriage; notes on birth and childhood (from Father Droste); magic, healing and doctors; method of healing; black magic ritual described - use of figurine; mourning and burial ceremonies; religion and cosmology - Great Spirit belief among Chowie (Jau) and Niol-Niol; legend of Creation; summary of totemic beliefs, life after death; quotes Father Scherzingeron on language differences between Barde & Niol-Niol; brief account of dialects in area; historical survey of mission & methods of missionaries; detailed discussion on Beagle Bay Mission, and first contact with natives; account of Mission at Lombadina under Father Droste (Barde people)
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Walter, Georg
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  • Beagle Bay Mission (W.A.)
  • Lombadina Mission (W.A.)
  • Missions
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Australien : Land, Leute Mission, von Georg Walter
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
M0051458
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
261 pages, 37 unnumbered pages of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
3364
System control number
0073773
Label
Australien : Land, Leute Mission, von Georg Walter
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
M0051458
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
261 pages, 37 unnumbered pages of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
3364
System control number
0073773

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