The Resource Our sandhill country : nature and man in SouthWestern Queensland

Our sandhill country : nature and man in SouthWestern Queensland

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Our sandhill country : nature and man in SouthWestern Queensland
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Our sandhill country : nature and man in SouthWestern Queensland
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Summary
Reminiscences of life on Mooraberrie homestead, 138m. west of Windorah, Qld; p.14-15; Gathering plant foods near Currawilla; p.32; Myth of Yammacoona; p.48-49; Place names around Georgina River & Lake Machattie; p.52-53; Native wells, gathering pituri (Georgina area); p.56; Water & seed cakes stored for emergency; p.67-69; Rinka Tinka & Ooloopoolooloo tribes - brief notes on message sticks, initiation; inter-tribal relations among Karanya, Pitta Pitta, Rinka Tinka, Murranudda & Ooloopoolooloo tribes; notes on plant foods; p.84-85; Method of throwing boomerangs; p.108-112; Sand designs on sacred totem ground (Naiari); method of catching emus & kangaroos; manufacture of fish & emu nets; p.118-123; Sacred twig-laying or womens Meera ritual; fire ritual concerning hospitality; nets used to catch ducks & fish; general beliefs; p.130-132; Note on rain-maker; p.146-150; Body decorations at rain dance; barley grass bartered from Kalkadoon, Goa & Pitta Pitta tribes used for ceremonial purposes; skin drums & didjeridoo instruments; p.154; Pigeon traps; p.191-206; Brief notes on ritual objects, avoidance relationships, use of identity sticks, markings on message sticks, smoke signals, bone pointing, death avenging; p.208-216; Trading parties, description of weapons used on the Diamantina, types of boomerangs, mock fights, corroborees; p.217-235; Totemic rules; preparation of pituri & use as currency; conveying of death wishes; medicine men; bullroarers singing death; mourning - use of gypsum caps, practice in Wonkonguru & Murranudda tribes; after death belief - Diamantina, burial; infanticide; p.239-244; Womens part in ritual, sun ceremony described; legend of the rain-stone; King Dick of Boondie, chief of Palparara tribes; p.245261; General life on pastoral property; preparation & cooking of nardoo; p.271-275; Stellar myths of Sandhill Devils, Coora-bin (barking lizard); p.278-271; Influence of Yamma-coona (wizard woman) in the life of the Murranudda - Kooridala people
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1901-1988
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Duncan-Kemp, A. M.
Date time place
1933
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Our sandhill country : nature and man in SouthWestern Queensland
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Publication
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pls
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M0041528
Extent
[xi], 294p.
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0048626
Label
Our sandhill country : nature and man in SouthWestern Queensland
Publication
Note
pls
Control code
M0041528
Extent
[xi], 294p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0048626

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