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The Resource I, the Aboriginal, by Douglas Lockwood

I, the Aboriginal, by Douglas Lockwood

Label
I, the Aboriginal
Title
I, the Aboriginal
Statement of responsibility
by Douglas Lockwood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Life story of Phillip Roberts (Wailpuldanya of Alawa tribe) written from interviews; Includes information on general life, life cycle (especially childhood education), ceremonies (Kunapipi and Yabudurawa), role of the songman, marriage arrangements & rules; Meaning of finger talk, magic, bonepointing, removal of kidney fat; Tribal fights, punishments; Women's ceremonies, body decorations; After death beliefs; Darwin Lazaret, effect of communicable diseases; Phillip Roberts work as medical orderly in Darwin
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1918-1980
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Lockwood, Douglas
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Roberts, Philip
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Alawa (Australian people)
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
adult
Label
I, the Aboriginal, by Douglas Lockwood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Control code
M0046814
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
240 p, [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection; RB copy 3 signed by author donated by Reg Wong, B copy 2 and 3 received from ATSIC Library.
Isbn
9780851792217
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Stock number
72
System control number
0067236
Label
I, the Aboriginal, by Douglas Lockwood
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Control code
M0046814
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
240 p, [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection; RB copy 3 signed by author donated by Reg Wong, B copy 2 and 3 received from ATSIC Library.
Isbn
9780851792217
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Stock number
72
System control number
0067236

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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