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Ecology, spacing mechanisms and adaptive behaviour in Aboriginal land tenure

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Ecology, spacing mechanisms and adaptive behaviour in Aboriginal land tenure
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Ecology, spacing mechanisms and adaptive behaviour in Aboriginal land tenure
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General comments on relationship between population density & rainfall, tribal distribution, flexibility of Aboriginal behaviour illustrated by range of environments in which they lived, exploitation of Simpson Desert by eastern Aranda, Wongkamala & Wongkanguru, water resources in Great Sandy Desert; land usage as primary spacing mechanism, social units, the tribe & its territory (Bangerang & Nguraialum, Kariera & Njamal), defence of territory (Waringari & Walpiri, Jankundjara), local groups Stanners definitions examined (Tanganekald, Victoria), family land rights (south west Australia, north east Australia), inheritance, ownership of Bangerang fishing weirs, Brewarrina fish trap, Bunya Bunya pines of Kabi, swan eggs of Raymond Island (Lake King), Bloomfield River zamia palms, duck swamp (Wongaibon), axe quarry (Mount William), forms of behaviour which integrated population, ritual & social gatherings (Pitjandjara, Kurnai); penalty for trespass (north Queensland); units of society, gives Radcliffe - Browns family, horde & dialectical tribe with meaning & definition, local group or horde, origins & nature of dialectical tribe; post contact collapse, disappearance of the local group, future Aboriginal land rights
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1908-1994
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Birdsell, Joseph B.
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Ecology, spacing mechanisms and adaptive behaviour in Aboriginal land tenure
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M0055217
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7267
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0079120
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Ecology, spacing mechanisms and adaptive behaviour in Aboriginal land tenure
Publication
Control code
M0055217
Stock number
7267
System control number
0079120

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