The Resource Journals and diaries (1841-1856)... / collected by Rev. Canon A. Burton : edited with introduction and notes by Canon Burton and Rev. Percy U. Henn

Journals and diaries (1841-1856)... / collected by Rev. Canon A. Burton : edited with introduction and notes by Canon Burton and Rev. Percy U. Henn

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Journals and diaries (1841-1856)... / collected by Rev. Canon A. Burton : edited with introduction and notes by Canon Burton and Rev. Percy U. Henn
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Journals and diaries (1841-1856)... / collected by Rev. Canon A. Burton : edited with introduction and notes by Canon Burton and Rev. Percy U. Henn
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Diary of early settlement at Port Leschenault (Bunbury) and Albany; title, v.1; Wollastons Picton Journal (1841-1844), v.2; Wollastons Albany Journals (1848-1856); v.1, p.8-12; Kangaroo skin cloak & possum hair belt, carrying bag for small children, notes on skin colour, cicatrization & piercing of nasal septum, body painting (red clay & grease), spears, spear thrower, stone axe, quotes nicknames given to natives by settlers (Mico, Mungo, Death, Jim Crow), notes corroboree (use of European white paint, movements, kangaroo hunting dance), huts, lists animal foods, cooking by searing only, collection of plant foods womens work, belief in transmigration of souls, bush fires used to hunt, skill at spearing fish; p.22-24; Notes on ability to climb trees by notching trunk, this method used to hunt possum, indulgence to children, abandonment of elderly, native grave marker, burial method, tracking ability of native, Mullet; p.41- 42; Meeting between 5 natives from mountains & members of Elaap tribe, ceremonial greeting, ritual wailing for the dead; p.59-60; Shooting accidents involving Aborigines; p.199; Native woman employed to keep cattle, kangaroo cloak, slept in ashes of fire, hair; v.2, p.30; Notes spread of whooping cough to natives; p.44-47; Reactions to arrival of first steamer, employment of native to do odd jobs (European clothes, pay, church going), notes presence of native Way-lie who prevented murder of Eyre; p.74; Inspection of native school at Fremantle, progress of pupil; p.144; Notes on Toodyay natives (cannibalism, competition for yam growing areas between cattle & Aborigines, existence of circumcision); p.195-209; Report on Native Institution at Albany for 1853 & 1854, events leading to foundation, list of children (names, fathers names, dates & ages at admission, whether full blood or half caste), accounts, question of employment for children when old enough to leave
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1791-1856
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Wollaston, John Ramsden
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Journals and diaries (1841-1856)... / collected by Rev. Canon A. Burton : edited with introduction and notes by Canon Burton and Rev. Percy U. Henn
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pls.; ports.; illus.; tbls.; map
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M0054509
Extent
2 v.
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6619 ; 6620
System control number
0078221
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Journals and diaries (1841-1856)... / collected by Rev. Canon A. Burton : edited with introduction and notes by Canon Burton and Rev. Percy U. Henn
Publication
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pls.; ports.; illus.; tbls.; map
Control code
M0054509
Extent
2 v.
Stock number
6619 ; 6620
System control number
0078221

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