The Resource On some customs of the Aborigines of the River Darling, New South Wales

On some customs of the Aborigines of the River Darling, New South Wales

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On some customs of the Aborigines of the River Darling, New South Wales
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On some customs of the Aborigines of the River Darling, New South Wales
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Bungyarlee (north Mt. Murchison) & Parkungi (River Darling, Wilcannia) speak Weyneubulckoo, as do Baroongee (lower Poroo river), Mullia-arpa (Yencanyah district), Wombungee (Fort Bourke district, Upper Darling), Bo-arlee (Barrier Ranges), Tungarlee; (Lower Darling); Epidemic depletes tribes (1850) General physical description; temporary camp made by pregnant woman, frequent infanticide, method; Care of children, cicatrization & ornaments; Initiation ceremony; tooth avulsion, bull-roarer, blood drinking ritual, smoking ceremony; Descent taken from mother; marital life; Methods of pointing the bone, medicine man - examples of the power of curing sickness by sucking - native remedies & treatment of illness, kindness to the sick; Funerary rites, method of questioning corpse, removal of piece of flesh, lamentation; distribution of dried flesh to relatives; Camp vacated after death; Mourning by women continues; Near relative avenges death
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1842-1921
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Bonney, Frederic
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On some customs of the Aborigines of the River Darling, New South Wales
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M0033590
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0057187
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On some customs of the Aborigines of the River Darling, New South Wales
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Control code
M0033590
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0057187

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