The Resource Petermann journey, Walter Gill

Petermann journey, Walter Gill

Label
Petermann journey
Title
Petermann journey
Statement of responsibility
Walter Gill
Creator
Subject
Summary
Journey from Hermannsburg to Petermann Ranges, 1931; p.1-3; Finke River, sacred ground, corroboree site, hiding place for ritual objects, totemic site; Arundta and Pitjantjatjarra at mission; p.20; Approval granted to enter Reserve; p.25; Description of Button and half-caste Johnson; p.41-44; Middleton Ponds, Aboriginal mother and daughter Looney and Tum; p.49-51; Camp near Middleton Ponds, tribesman Lion unable to lace-up shoes; p.62; Ulgunna well; p.70-71; Drawings, near Ayers Rock; p.77; Native sinks, Etenerra; p.88; Natives located near Etenerra; p.90-91; Description of camp life; p.96; Mount Miller taboo to women; p.99; Spearing rabbit; p.109-113; Large gathering natives near Docker Creek, description, ornaments, hairdressing, reaction on seeing whites; p.118-124; Native camp, spear making, cooking, leg injury examined, circumcision and subincision, spear throwing competition; corroboree, singing, clapping sticks; p.127-140; Implements - yam sticks, cutting and scraping tools, coolamons, wooden barbed spears, wommera, stone knives, hand-operated spindle, notes on abilities and disabilities of the people, mock battle before corroboree, genital scarification; dance, singers, bodily contact, miming Kangaroo dance; p.142-150; Interest shown in watching white man bathe; return to Hermannsburg, corroboree, dingo, kangaroo dance; girls sent by elders to white camp; p.156-158; Intra-tribal fight over, woman Putta Putta Springs; p.162-163; Womens activities when leaving camp, Piltati Rock Hole; p.168-170; Dingoes, Mount Olga area; p.173; Cave drawings Ayers Rock
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1895-1969
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Gill, Walter
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Ethnology
  • Northern Territory
Target audience
adult
Label
Petermann journey, Walter Gill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Control code
M0041354
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
183 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780851790619
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
12295 ; 5907
System control number
0048319
Label
Petermann journey, Walter Gill
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Control code
M0041354
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
183 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780851790619
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
12295 ; 5907
System control number
0048319

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