The Resource Natives of Australia

Natives of Australia

Label
Natives of Australia
Title
Natives of Australia
Creator
Subject
Summary
Geographical notes, mans antiquity, migration theories Study of Arunta, physical & morphological; Cicatrization; Osteology Lake Tyers & Kabi tribe (J. Mathew); Language diversity, message sticks, sign language Otati, Pitta-Pitta, Wurungerri, Eucla, Ngarrego; Ground drawings, rock paintings, bark drawings; Astronomical beliefs, magic medicine, diseases; Stone axe Arunta; Adze, scrapers, hammers, pounders, grinding stones, drills, shells, bone awls; Skin & shell water carriers, hooks, digging sticks, baskets, fire making, clothing, ornaments Huts & shelters, camp etiquette; Boomerangs, clubs, spears, wommera, knife, strangling cords, bow & arrow Cape York only, shields; Canoes, N.T., Riverina, Qld.; Anula boat (Spencer & Gillen), dug-out Qld.; Fishing, weirs; Hunting, cooking, food taboos, cannibalism, sth. Qld., Turribul tribe; Native wells, plant foods; Pituri; Kuri dance (Angas), circulation of songs & dances, musical instruments; Five bars music & words to Narrinyeri dance; Dingo as pet; Recreations, mimicry; Government; Public & private justice; Kurdaitcha practice Arunta; Social organization, male & female descent, four & eight class tribes; Totems; Marriage, infanticide, childhood, naming Avoidance relationship; Initiation, eastern & western types; Yuin rites; Tooth avulsion, Vic. customs, Kurnai rites; Central Aust. rites, circumcision, mica, use of bullroarer; Disposal of dead, W.A., Arunta, burial cannibalism, Gulf country; Dieri, Adelaide & Vic. customs; Mourning, after death beliefs, conception beliefs; Religion, mythology, totemism; Intichiuma rite (Arunta), magic, bone pointing, womens magic; Medicine men, rain making; Myths & tales
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1868-1936
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Thomas, Northcote W.
Series statement
The Native Races of the British Empire
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  • Angas, George French
  • Spencer, Baldwin
  • Mathew, J
  • Gillen, F. J.
Label
Natives of Australia
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
M0042659
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 256p., [32] leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 donated by ATSIC.
  • Copy 3 donated from Stanner collection
  • Copies 4 & 5 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
503
System control number
0050751
Label
Natives of Australia
Publication
Control code
M0042659
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 256p., [32] leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 donated by ATSIC.
  • Copy 3 donated from Stanner collection
  • Copies 4 & 5 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
503
System control number
0050751

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