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Natives of Central Australia : tribal fighting with knives

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Natives of Central Australia : tribal fighting with knives
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Natives of Central Australia : tribal fighting with knives
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Mungeranie Gap & Cowarie on Derwent Creek main workshop areas of Wonkanguru; chisels, pirries, knives; Method of making knives, use of spinifex gum, knife & shield used in duelling, advantage of hooked knife to straight type, injuries; Yaurorka fire & water method of flaking Innimincka area, scarcity of stone Cooper & Diamantina River, worn out knives used as tuhlas; Description of Arunta ground & fighting knives, superiority in appearance & weapon, comparison of spears & barbs; Tribal territory of Dieri, Wonkanguru, Yelyayenda, all say originally came from north; importance of waterholes i.e. Yelpawarrilina bordering Ngameni country; Technique of chipping pirries, circumcission knives, scrappers; Yaurorka thought to be sub of Wonkanguru, similarity in appearance & language
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Aiston, George
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Natives of Central Australia : tribal fighting with knives
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M0044462
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0054405
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Natives of Central Australia : tribal fighting with knives
Publication
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
M0044462
Extent
1 volume
System control number
0054405

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