The Resource Boomerang : L'Australie primitive

Boomerang : L'Australie primitive

Label
Boomerang : L'Australie primitive
Title
Boomerang : L'Australie primitive
Creator
Subject
Summary
Discusses native origins, summarizes contact history; protection policy; Author accompanies Aborigines on kangaroo hunting trip, description of hunt; describes occasional fights within the tribe, summarizes burial practices amongst Aranda and others; brief notes on domestic implements, daily life; account of message sticks; compares Aboriginal rock art (Central Australia) with prehistoric French art; brief account of Mimi pictures in Arnhem Land; totemic conception belief - spirit child; description of headdresses worn in Bandicoot corroboree (W. Aranda), relates legend of Balnooknook, the wild dog and the bandicoot; initiation among Aranda
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Villeminot, Jacques
Date time place
[1954]
Label
Boomerang : L'Australie primitive
Instantiates
Publication
Note
pls
Control code
M0053742
Extent
212 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
6840
System control number
0077053
Label
Boomerang : L'Australie primitive
Publication
Note
pls
Control code
M0053742
Extent
212 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
6840
System control number
0077053

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