The Resource Food : its search, capture, and preparation, by Walter E. Roth

Food : its search, capture, and preparation, by Walter E. Roth

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Food : its search, capture, and preparation
Title
Food
Title remainder
its search, capture, and preparation
Statement of responsibility
by Walter E. Roth
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Summary
Middens between junction of the Hey & Embley Rivers; preparations for cooking vegetables, meats (Lynd River, Princess Charlotte Bay); cooking (Cape Bedford, Bloomfield River, Mornington Island, Pennefather River, Bribie Island, Atherton, Cooktown, Tully River; water, wells along mouth of Tully River, Bentinck Island, Isaacs River, sinking in Pennefather River district; water obtained from trees; clay eaten on Bloomfield River & Cooktown; list of plants used for food, scientific and native names given, covers all areas, gives method of preparation, whether eaten as part of diet or medicinal reasons; ants as food (Princess Charlotte Bay, Cooktown, Bloomfield River, Cape Bedford, Cloncurry, Boulia); gathering honey (N.W. Central area, Middle Palmer, Lynd River (Tarkalag natives), Princess Charlotte Bay; other insects eaten crustaceans (Lower Tully; Musgrave, Cape Bedford); list of molluses with scientific and native names Cape York only; list of fish poisons (Fitzroy River, Palmer, Bloomfield, Lynd, Nassau & Staaten Rivers, Cooktown, Port Curtis, Cape Bedford, Princess Charlotte Bay, North West Central districts, Mitchell, Tully River, Cloncurry, Pennefather River; methods of catching eels (Tully River) use of sucker fish, fish hooks - made of tendrils (Tully & Geraldton), pearlshell hooks (Cape Grafton & Tully); tortoiseshell hooks (Keppel Island, Herbert River); wooden hooks with bone barb (Princess Charlotte Bay, Palmer River); use of baskets & cages - Lower Tully, Atherton; fish nets (Laura, Princess Charlotte Bay, Cape Grafton, Boulia district, Cloncurry, Upper Flinders River, Pennefather, Batavia River, Bentinck Island, Port Curtis) stone dams & weirs (Sweers, Bentinck & Mornington Island, N.W. Central area, Russell, Barron, Mulgrave River); bush fences (Princess Charlotte Bay, Mapoon); harpoons (Keppel Island, Tully River); spears (Lower Tully); method of catching frogs, crocodiles, iguanas, emus, other species of bird life, kangaroos & other animals; cannibalism (Boulia district, Cloncurry, Cape Bedford, Bloomfield, Tully River, reasons for cannibalism; narcotics - route of barter in N.W. Central districts in Maitakudi, Yuleolinya, Yellanga, Kalkadun territories, Upper Mulligan Cloncurry - Boulia - Marion Downs - Herbert Downs Roxburgh - Georgina - Burke or Warenda
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Food : its search, capture, and preparation, by Walter E. Roth
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Publication
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  • RBF copy donated from W.E.H. Stanner collection
  • pls
Control code
M0051188
Extent
31 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0073384
Label
Food : its search, capture, and preparation, by Walter E. Roth
Publication
Note
  • RBF copy donated from W.E.H. Stanner collection
  • pls
Control code
M0051188
Extent
31 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0073384

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