The Resource Notes on the Dalleburra tribe of northern Queensland, by M. M. Bennett

Notes on the Dalleburra tribe of northern Queensland, by M. M. Bennett

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Notes on the Dalleburra tribe of northern Queensland
Title
Notes on the Dalleburra tribe of northern Queensland
Statement of responsibility
by M. M. Bennett
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Subject
Summary
Locations of Dalleburra, Munggoobra, Quippenburra, Mootaburra and Goamulgo tribes; names for waterholes; trade centre (Kopperamana), tribal relations; powers of headmen; marriage system, betrothal, division of tribe into four sections; infliction of wounds, nose boring, finger mutilation; treatment of wounds; belief in supernatural beings; initiation; firemaking; tracking abilities; knowledge of venomous snakes; implements and weapons; flints, quartz knives, boomerang, wommera and throwing stick, clubs, yamstick, tomahawk, manufacture of necklaces, netted bags; brief vocabulary (14 words); information mainly from Christison
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1881-1961
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Bennett, M. M.
Label
Notes on the Dalleburra tribe of northern Queensland, by M. M. Bennett
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Publication
Note
Includes map
Control code
M0033075
Extent
1 volume
System control number
0056376
Label
Notes on the Dalleburra tribe of northern Queensland, by M. M. Bennett
Publication
Note
Includes map
Control code
M0033075
Extent
1 volume
System control number
0056376

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