The Resource Observations on the mission field of the Pallottine Fathers in north - west Australia

Observations on the mission field of the Pallottine Fathers in north - west Australia

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Observations on the mission field of the Pallottine Fathers in north - west Australia
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Observations on the mission field of the Pallottine Fathers in north - west Australia
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Compiled in 1960; records changes seen at missions in northwest Western Australia - population drift to Wyndham, Derby & Broome, windbreaks, clothing, use of metal, harpooning of dugong introduced by Malay & Filipino pearlers, European string, coloured wool, metal, sacred objects, circumcision, abhorrence of subincision, Western medical services, abolition of child marriage, attempts to introduce cattle & sheep industry & knowledge of money values, example of letter sent with gift by Yaoro man (interlinear literal translation followed free translation); philosophy of missionization, role of the missionary; results of mission work - settlement of nomads & training of young for employment, substitution of Christian rites for circumcision & subincision, introduction of monogamy, setbacks
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1891-1963
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Worms, Ernest A.
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Observations on the mission field of the Pallottine Fathers in north - west Australia
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M0054586
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0078322
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Observations on the mission field of the Pallottine Fathers in north - west Australia
Control code
M0054586
System control number
0078322

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