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Community activities and material culture in the Aurukun region

Label
Community activities and material culture in the Aurukun region
Title
Community activities and material culture in the Aurukun region
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Photographer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Photographs taken in the Aurukun and Thursday Island region between 1925 and 1965. Subjects include: individual and group portraits; paperbark swamp; significant sites; individual and group portraits at Mission; human bones on fighting ground; paperbark trees; men in outrigger canoe; egg collecting; fish catch; men catching dugong, turtle and birds; paperbark hut; camp scenes; men smoking; spear throwing contest; Aboriginal men doing dancing from the Torres Strait; grass skirts; men fighting with spears; ceremonies; collecting and constructing a paperbark canoe; spearing fish; camp scenes at Kendall River; boys with septum of nose pierced; providing medical services at Aboriginal camp; women and children in shelter; flying doctor Dr. White rescued and rescue party; making a recording; women and initiation ceremony; people swimming in lagoon; Ursula McConnel with assistants; a visit by officials; Aurukun men holding carved wooden sculptures (crocodile, fish, dog); naming ceremony (?) for child; Aurukun dancers ceremonial dance with spears and sculptures; men and women painted up for ceremony; feathered headdresses, necklace and armbands; ceremonial poles; tractor and trailer with luggage
Member of
Cataloging source
AIAS
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1897-1972
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacKenzie, William Frederick
Date time place
Aurukun, Kendall River, Holroyd River, Edward River, Coleman River, Wutan, Cape Keerweer, Love River, Mapoon, Thursday Is., Qld., 1925-1965
Information about documentation
Caption list available
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1897-1972
  • 1904-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • MacKenzie, Geraldine
  • MacKenzie, William Frederick
  • Bell, Francis
  • Aikin Hamilton
  • McConnel, Ursula
Label
Community activities and material culture in the Aurukun region
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Fred Taisman; Geraldine MacKenzie; Rev. William MacKenzie; Dr. White; Mr Kahne; pilot Mr Mospey; pilot Tennant; pilot Swaffield; Constable MacNaught; Dr. Loner; Ursula McConnel; Carlippa?; Hazel; Uki Pamulkan; Minoota Woolla; Uki Woolla; Anne Woolla; Barry Peinkinna; Mr Chapman; Dr. Richter
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
6 x 8.5 cm. - 8 x 9 cm.
Extent
138 photographic prints
Immediate source of acquisition
James M. Stuckey;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Form
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
  • TIFF files
  • Copy negatives
Stock number
MACKENZIE.W02.BW (N03686-N03693)
System control number
(Sirsi) a380600
Label
Community activities and material culture in the Aurukun region
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Fred Taisman; Geraldine MacKenzie; Rev. William MacKenzie; Dr. White; Mr Kahne; pilot Mr Mospey; pilot Tennant; pilot Swaffield; Constable MacNaught; Dr. Loner; Ursula McConnel; Carlippa?; Hazel; Uki Pamulkan; Minoota Woolla; Uki Woolla; Anne Woolla; Barry Peinkinna; Mr Chapman; Dr. Richter
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
6 x 8.5 cm. - 8 x 9 cm.
Extent
138 photographic prints
Immediate source of acquisition
James M. Stuckey;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Form
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
  • TIFF files
  • Copy negatives
Stock number
MACKENZIE.W02.BW (N03686-N03693)
System control number
(Sirsi) a380600

Subject

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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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