The Resource Customs and language of the Western Hodgkinson Aboriginals, by Francis Richards

Customs and language of the Western Hodgkinson Aboriginals, by Francis Richards

Label
Customs and language of the Western Hodgkinson Aboriginals
Title
Customs and language of the Western Hodgkinson Aboriginals
Statement of responsibility
by Francis Richards
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Gives location of Wakoora Wun-yika and neighbouring tribes - history, shelters, clothing, body decoration and scarification, artefacts, firemaking, types of food, cooking, cannibalism, hunting and fishing, marriage, abortion method; three types of dances described; games; weapons and fighting; description of conflict with Kookaminnies - women always present at fights; puberty - associated ritual mutilation; superstition and medicine men; burial and mourning; extensive vocabulary of approximately 400 words; names of neighbouring tribes
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Richards, Francis
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Customs and language of the Western Hodgkinson Aboriginals, by Francis Richards
Instantiates
Publication
Extent
p. 249-265
Stock number
p 3387
Label
Customs and language of the Western Hodgkinson Aboriginals, by Francis Richards
Publication
Extent
p. 249-265
Stock number
p 3387

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