The Resource The Aborigines of Australia

The Aborigines of Australia

Label
The Aborigines of Australia
Title
The Aborigines of Australia
Creator
Subject
Summary
First published 1853-4 as series of articles in the Sydney Empire; Theories of origin; Government, chiefship, absence of individual leader; Belief in a supernatural being, after death beliefs, general remarks on character, intuition, gives version of legend of Magellans Clouds; Funeral rites, types of interment; Notes on musical instruments, warfare, inquest, hunting of kangaroo & bush turkey, territorial division Initiation ceremonies, spirit beliefs, the Kradga Kibba or doctorstone; Port Macquarie site of councils; mourning ceremonies, body ornaments, manufacture of bark canoes, cooking methods; Tattooing, methods of fishing; Boomerangs (methods of construction & throwing), spears, wommera, clubs, shields, wooden utensils & baskets; Infanticide, guardianship; Early encounters (Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Manly); histories of Binnelong & Cole-be; Amputation of little finger (Port Jackson); Clashes with natives, 1842-3 (Victoria, Colijan tribe - Lake Colac, Jarcourts - Lake Carangermite, Moreton Bay, Port Fairy), Myall Creek massacre 1839, population figures N.S.W.; Port Phillip, Portland Bay, Western Port, Wimmera and Grant Districts; S.A., W.A.; Moreton and Wide Bays; NSW/S (SI.56) 7/6, 13/3A
Additional physical form
Also available electronically at Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/details/texts (scanned by Google Books)
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1826-1862
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Flanagan, Roderick
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  • Bennelong
  • Colbee
  • Astronomy
  • Myall Creek (N.S.W.)
Label
The Aborigines of Australia
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/m0033049.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
M0033049
Extent
viii, 167 p., [1] plate
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
port. ; 20 cm.
Stock number
1261, 1644
System control number
0056336
Label
The Aborigines of Australia
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/m0033049.pdf
Publication
Control code
M0033049
Extent
viii, 167 p., [1] plate
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
port. ; 20 cm.
Stock number
1261, 1644
System control number
0056336

Library Locations

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