The Resource Living at Nhulunbuy

Living at Nhulunbuy

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Living at Nhulunbuy
Title
Living at Nhulunbuy
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Summary
Guide to Aboriginal way of life for newcomers to Nhulunbuy, brief notes on origin of Aborigines, contact with Macassans (adoption of names, dugout canoe, pipes), stone arrangements at Wurruwurruwuy near Dalywoi Bay, development of Yirrkala Mission,; importance of sacred sites (lists important sites Cape Arnhem, Dalywoi Bay, Rocky Point, Mount Dundas, Mount Saunders, Melville Bay), explanation of clan system, moieties (Dua & Yiritja), lists some clan names for each moiety, kinship section names,; notes on courtesy when visiting Gove, population of Mission at June 1968, education, organisation of Village, Station & Church councils, lists animal & vegetable foods available to Aborigines, topography, climate, early history of discovery of Arnhem; Land, effect of bauxite discoveries, notes on Eldo tracking station, wildlife, liquor laws, health, rules on Reserve, Nabalco camp regulations
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Australia
Label
Living at Nhulunbuy
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Publication
Control code
M0044705
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
24p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3: donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., pls., map
System control number
0054851
Label
Living at Nhulunbuy
Publication
Control code
M0044705
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
24p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3: donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., pls., map
System control number
0054851

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    • 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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