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The Australian Aborigines, Eleanor Z. Baker

Label
The Australian Aborigines
Title
The Australian Aborigines
Statement of responsibility
Eleanor Z. Baker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes an overview of Australian Aborigines covering a physical description and where they came from p. 1-3; daily life p. 3-9; weapons and hunting p. 9-15; beliefs, myths and ceremonies p. 16-21; music, dancing and painting p. 22-29; the Aborginal people today p. 30-36; images include 'Tribal Aborigines of the Rawlinson Ranges ...' facing p. 1, an elderly Arunta tribesman, a young man of the Pintubi tribe, and a dug-out canoe p. 2, a bark food carrier, and a kangaroo-skin water carrier p. 4-5, a woven basket, and an Aboriginal man photographed in 1911 p. 6, Aboriginal spears p. 8, returning and non-returning boomerangs, and woomara spear throwers p, 10-11, Aboriginal hunters and weapons p. 12, flying foxes being prepared for supper p. 14, painted skull p. 17, an Aboriginal boy being painted during an initiation ceremony p. 18, Cometa, leader of the Pintubi tribe, after a corroboree p. 21, music from clapping sticks and a didjeridu, performing a corroboree, and an Aboriginal corroboree ground p. 23, 'Five dancing women' cave painting p. 25, cave paintings and bark paintings p. 26-27, Albert Namatjira p. 28, classroom work in a government native settlement p. 31, an Aboriginal woman sweeping the porch of a 'stage 1' house on a reserve p. 32, an Aboriginal hunter pauses to watch the sun go down p. 37
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baker, Eleanor Z.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For children
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1902-1959
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Namatjira, Albert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Australian Aborigines, Eleanor Z. Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000004426226
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 36 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780811475778
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
The Australian Aborigines, Eleanor Z. Baker
Publication
Control code
000004426226
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 36 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780811475778
Other physical details
ill., map

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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