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Spinifex and sand : a narrative of five years pioneering and exploration in Western Australia

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Spinifex and sand : a narrative of five years pioneering and exploration in Western Australia
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Spinifex and sand
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a narrative of five years pioneering and exploration in Western Australia
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Pt.2, p.35-36; Near Mount Quinn, brush fences set up to trap wallabies, native grave described; p.47-53; Water holes at Mount Luck, native camps; Pt.5; Notes on previous explorers in the interior; employment of natives by expeditions; Native taken prisoner to act as guide to find water (Victoria Desert); Empress Spring - native camps, native cairns, 8 words listed with meanings; native well near Browne Range; Camp - implements - bark coolamons, wells, wind-breaks, camp lay-out, grindstones, yam sticks, plant foods; kurdaitcha shoes found; physical appearance of natives; method of cooking kangaroo rats, lizards; pearl shell pubic covering traded from coast 500 miles distant, firesticks carried, sporrans or tassels made of various materials; Chap.11; Natives encountered at Wilsons Cliffs, searching for water, manufacture of chewing ball - native tobacoo; Helena Spring, 7 native words with meanings; Chap.13; Shelter described, native with scarifications and painted body; native wells; spears, wommeras, shields and short throwing sticks carried by natives (near Southesk Tablelands); native village near Mount Ernest, wurlies, pronounced Jewish features of Aborigines, hair style; Chap.17; Creek Aborigines treatment of prisoners - chains used; description od corroboree (Emu), body decoration; Appendix to pt.5; Diagrams and description of weapons; Spears Kimberley and Desert - method of throwing; wommera; tomahawks - Desert; boomerangs; clubs and throwing sticks; shields, quartz knife, ceremonial sticks; rain-making boards, message sticks; brief notes on marriage laws (with tables); p.372; Method of catching ducks; p.374; 12 words with meanings from Sturt Creek area; p.380-411; Encounters with natives west of Mount Webb - wells, notes on trading
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1871-1900
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Carnegie, David W.
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Spinifex and sand : a narrative of five years pioneering and exploration in Western Australia
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http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/m0040476.zip
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See also Hesperian Press 1982 facsimile edition. 4 facsimile maps included
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M0040476
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xvi, 454 p.:
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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ill., plates, maps.
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0046605
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Spinifex and sand : a narrative of five years pioneering and exploration in Western Australia
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/m0040476.zip
Publication
Note
See also Hesperian Press 1982 facsimile edition. 4 facsimile maps included
Control code
M0040476
Extent
xvi, 454 p.:
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., plates, maps.
System control number
0046605

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