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The Northern Territory as it is : a narrative of the South Australian Parliamentary partys trip and full description of the Northern Territory, its settlements and industries..

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The Northern Territory as it is : a narrative of the South Australian Parliamentary partys trip and full description of the Northern Territory, its settlements and industries..
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The Northern Territory as it is : a narrative of the South Australian Parliamentary partys trip and full description of the Northern Territory, its settlements and industries..
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Summary
Report of a Tour undertaken to survey the Northern Territory - people, settlements - examination of the mineralogical, geological and botanical features etc.; Includes assessment of Aborigines comparison between Wilwonga and Larrakeryah; Comparison of physical appearance between coastal and Daly River tribes - aggressiveness of Melville Bay tribes (e.g. Fort Dundas); Description of customs - corrobborees - body decoration - love of singing and mimicking; Decorated stones marking tribal boundaries; Health - state of eyes syphilis; Reason for ill-will between natives and settlers - misuse of Aboriginal women; Nature of employment of natives - domestics, guides etc.; Tour of mainly N.W. Arnhem Land; From Sydney - Cape York, Thursday Island - (pearling and trepang trading) Port Essington, Melville Bay, Port Darwin, Southport, Pine Creek, Daly River, Adelaide River, Palmerston
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1858-1943
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Sowden, William
Label
The Northern Territory as it is : a narrative of the South Australian Parliamentary partys trip and full description of the Northern Territory, its settlements and industries..
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Publication
Control code
M0052069
Extent
192p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
3518
System control number
0074602
Label
The Northern Territory as it is : a narrative of the South Australian Parliamentary partys trip and full description of the Northern Territory, its settlements and industries..
Publication
Control code
M0052069
Extent
192p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
3518
System control number
0074602

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