The Resource Diaries, Charlotte Waters, Mar. 22 - Apr. 3, 1901

Diaries, Charlotte Waters, Mar. 22 - Apr. 3, 1901

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Diaries, Charlotte Waters, Mar. 22 - Apr. 3, 1901
Title
Diaries, Charlotte Waters, Mar. 22 - Apr. 3, 1901
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Summary
Corroboree songs recorded on phonograph camp 4, Stevenson River, visit to nearby camp with F. Gillen; Willow Creek, description of camp 5, Willow Well, camp 6, Ulabarinna; water hole, camp 7, Possum Creek, camp 8, Adminga Creek, camp 9, Charlotte Waters; Mar. 29, Recording mens conversation; womens quarrel & womens corroboree songs on phonograph; rain songs, description of huts; type of bulb called viri - akura eaten; employment on pastoral work, shepherds; description of Charlotte, kitchen maid; Apr.1, Women hunt for specimen animals, in exchange for flour & tobacco; natives arrive with specially decorated (ritual object like) sticks, later sold for flour; Apr. 3, Rain dance performed (secret), headdress, use of clapping sticks; preparation to film ceremony; discussion with elders on significance of dance; description of dance representing stealing wife from blind husband, outline of story, ceremonial site; recording of 3 more songs
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1860-1929
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Spencer, Baldwin
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Diaries, Charlotte Waters, Mar. 22 - Apr. 3, 1901
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illus
Control code
M0052101
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0074643
Label
Diaries, Charlotte Waters, Mar. 22 - Apr. 3, 1901
Publication
Note
illus
Control code
M0052101
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0074643

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