The Resource Ethnographical notes on the Western-Australian Aborigines : with a Descriptive catalogue of a collection of ethnographical objects from Western Australia, by J.D.E. Schmeltz

Ethnographical notes on the Western-Australian Aborigines : with a Descriptive catalogue of a collection of ethnographical objects from Western Australia, by J.D.E. Schmeltz

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Ethnographical notes on the Western-Australian Aborigines : with a Descriptive catalogue of a collection of ethnographical objects from Western Australia
Title
Ethnographical notes on the Western-Australian Aborigines
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with a Descriptive catalogue of a collection of ethnographical objects from Western Australia
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by J.D.E. Schmeltz
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Summary
Map shows authors route and distribution of Maratunia, Gnalluma, Ingibandi, Pidunga, Kaierra, Gnalla, Gnamo, Balgu tribes in area from Fortescue River to Fitzroy River, hunting methods - animals, fishing (Cossack Creek), insect and plant foods, native flint and glass spearheads - manufacture and use (Roebourne, Cossack); rain maker; stone heaps for increase ceremonies; native doctor, cures for sickness, mourning, cannibalism, mortuary rites, revenge expedition; stone carvings (no locations), method, motifs; circumcision rite in detail; marriage and marriage laws, section names of Gnalluma (Nicol River to Yule River), Gnamo (Oakover River to Turner River), disposal of widows, subincision; Gnalluma - English vocabulary (c.200 words listed) including 11 personal names; descriptive catalogue of a collection of ethnographical objects from the northern part of Western Australia in the Rijks Ethnographisch Museum at Leiden - lists 193 objects (implements relating to food and its preparation, dress and ornament, fishing and hunting, agriculture, forestry, etc., handicraft, war, passports, music, dancing, arts, etc., ritual objects), for each lists native name, brief description, use, dimensions, tribe or location where collected
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Ethnographical notes on the Western-Australian Aborigines : with a Descriptive catalogue of a collection of ethnographical objects from Western Australia, by J.D.E. Schmeltz
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M0051464
Extent
p. 1-29.
Other physical details
ill., plts, map
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p 3075
System control number
0073780
Label
Ethnographical notes on the Western-Australian Aborigines : with a Descriptive catalogue of a collection of ethnographical objects from Western Australia, by J.D.E. Schmeltz
Publication
Control code
M0051464
Extent
p. 1-29.
Other physical details
ill., plts, map
Stock number
p 3075
System control number
0073780

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