The Resource Papers on Aborigines

Papers on Aborigines

Label
Papers on Aborigines
Title
Papers on Aborigines
Subject
Summary
Daly River - Decorative arts, manufactures and native fashions, spears, weapons, manners, customs and superstitions; Aboriginal battles; Aboriginal duels; flint knives; manufacture of implements and weapons; modes of fire making; mutilation of hands of females, foods and other customs; Victoria necklets; bone chisel; cave paintings, North and North West Australia; death cord and bones made from Kangaroo, Upper Murray; Knarrarm or Nerrum strangulation noose; description of implements of Watty Watty tribe, Lower Murray, with 1 p. of drawings; Kuloongoo or fighting axe, Western Australia; uses of gypsum, legends, Liangu-Walert implement made from lower jaw of opossum, Victoria and Southeast Australia; mysterious modes of taking life, Werpoo and Narrarm (or Nerrum); tomahawk, basket, Port Essington; remarkable instances of Aboriginal love, devotion and endurance, customs of Kurdaitcha or shoes of mystery, Central Australia; spears; throwing sticks; cannibalism; accounts of attacks by natives on whites; slaughtering and poisoning of natives by whites; burial customs, Menindee, N.S.W. bull roarers
Date time place
[n.d.]
Label
Papers on Aborigines
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Held In; State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; M-A1579
Control code
M0052360
Extent
239 p.
System control number
0075034
Label
Papers on Aborigines
Publication
Note
Held In; State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; M-A1579
Control code
M0052360
Extent
239 p.
System control number
0075034

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