The Resource One ring to rule them all : towards understanding the plethora of bora grounds in southeastern Queensland, W Michael Strong

One ring to rule them all : towards understanding the plethora of bora grounds in southeastern Queensland, W Michael Strong

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One ring to rule them all : towards understanding the plethora of bora grounds in southeastern Queensland
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One ring to rule them all
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towards understanding the plethora of bora grounds in southeastern Queensland
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W Michael Strong
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eng
Summary
Provides comprehensive compilation of data on earth rings based on archaeological projects, ethno historical and oral history sources; details functions for earth circles including initiation, dispute resolution, meeting places for bora council, ritualised fighting ground, corroboree or dance ground, association with story places and increase rites and locator for boundaries and pathways; includes image of layout bora ground complex, drawings bora ground reconstructions, image Hoddle's sketch of a bora ground complex and kakka trees done for John Oxley (1823); provides interpration of palisaded ring; includes map showing bora grounds (single and double rings) and fighting grounds in southeast Queensland; details various Aboriginal language names that denote presence of initiation grounds including kippa or kipper, keperra, buaraba or waraba; mentions presence initiation rings for women perhaps related to three ringed bora grounds
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Strong, Michael
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  • Bonner, Bill
  • Bonner, David
  • Bonner, Richard
  • Jones, Dan
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One ring to rule them all : towards understanding the plethora of bora grounds in southeastern Queensland, W Michael Strong
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Bibliography note
Includes endnotes and bibliographic references: pages 875-877
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One ring to rule them all : towards understanding the plethora of bora grounds in southeastern Queensland, W Michael Strong
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes endnotes and bibliographic references: pages 875-877
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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