The Resource Notes and anecdotes of the Aborigines of Australia, by Philip Chauncy

Notes and anecdotes of the Aborigines of Australia, by Philip Chauncy

Label
Notes and anecdotes of the Aborigines of Australia
Title
Notes and anecdotes of the Aborigines of Australia
Statement of responsibility
by Philip Chauncy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Cave paintings (NSW, NT, WA), description of paintings in granite cave 10 miles from York; life, after death beliefs; early contacts by explorers; full account of the Pinjarra affray; story of the loss of the Australian Bark Stefano, north of Sharks Bay, 1875; description of native ovens and refuse heaps, stone arrangements at Lake Wongan and Tattiara country; physical characteristics, description of Australian Aboriginal skull, agility and skill, sinking of wells, stone implements, body ornaments, shelters; three narratives showing natives endurance to pain, mental ability; customs and superstitions, burial rites, observations on moral condition, stories of treachery; article is mainly on WA coastal groups
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Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Notes and anecdotes of the Aborigines of Australia, by Philip Chauncy
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Publication
Control code
M0040597
Extent
p. [221]-284
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0046839
Label
Notes and anecdotes of the Aborigines of Australia, by Philip Chauncy
Publication
Control code
M0040597
Extent
p. [221]-284
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0046839

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