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The Aborigines of the upper and middle Finke River : their habits and customs, with introductory notes on the physical and natural-history features of the country

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The Aborigines of the upper and middle Finke River : their habits and customs, with introductory notes on the physical and natural-history features of the country
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The Aborigines of the upper and middle Finke River : their habits and customs, with introductory notes on the physical and natural-history features of the country
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Translated from the German manuscript by J.G.O. Tepper; physical appearance; diseases - eyes, smallpox, syphilis; mental capacity, character; social life - eight-class system , kinship terms, Loritja tribal markings (emu feathers); method of making axes, knives (fixed with resin), spears, digging sticks, bags from skins of marsupials, type of sealing wax, cords from hair (spinning); ornaments, tattoos, nose-boring; shelters, types of foods - meats, insects, birds, plants, sweets (honey, etc.); visiting etiquette; curing of disease by sucking; family life - method of bethrothal, conception, conception beliefs, birth, childhood, death, after-death beliefs, avenging of murder; form of government, laws in respect of widows; religious significance of ceremonies, 4 lines of songs with translation, superstitions, charms used by medicine men - pointing bone, protection tuft of feathers, magic songs & spells (no details)
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Schulze, Louis
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The Aborigines of the upper and middle Finke River : their habits and customs, with introductory notes on the physical and natural-history features of the country
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The Aborigines of the upper and middle Finke River : their habits and customs, with introductory notes on the physical and natural-history features of the country
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M0051522
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0073858

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