The Resource The dark Australians, Douglass Baglin & David R. Moore

The dark Australians, Douglass Baglin & David R. Moore

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The dark Australians
Title
The dark Australians
Statement of responsibility
Douglass Baglin & David R. Moore
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Summary
Titles outside Australia; People of the Dream-time & the Australian Aborigines; General pictorial survey of Aboriginal life; explanation of Dreamtime concept, summary of evidence on prehistory & origin of Aborigines, brief description of hunter-gatherer existence, division of labour, clan system, medicine men, ritual combat; p.73-82; Art of the rock faces; photographs of paintings & method of painting (grinding pigments, brushes) from El Sherana, Yuendumu (Cave of the Rainbow Serpent), engravings in western New South Wales, paintings - Groote Eylandt, Chasm Is., Wessel Is.,; Kimberleys (Wandjina figure), Noarlangie (X-ray art), petroglyphs from Sydney region, rock shelter paintings (Cooktown); brief history of changes resulting from white contact (clashes over use of land, casual employment, discrimination), survey of official attitudes from Dampier to 1967 referendum, criticism of past policies also applied to present situation (lack of consultation, lack of adequate financial assistance, discrimination, institutionists), education seen as aid to future development; extensive illustrations (colour & black/white) of sub-racial physical types, rock engravings, ritual objects , stone implements, burials (Tiboobura), mens and womens implements, camp life, ceremonial body painting, Elcho & Melville Is. grave posts, stone arrangements, fringe dwellings employment, education, health services
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1926-2010
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Baglin, Douglass
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Moore, David R
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The dark Australians, Douglass Baglin & David R. Moore
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Publication
Note
Also published: New York : John Weatherhill under the title: People of the Dreamtime: the Australian Aborigines
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The land and the dreamtime -- The Aboriginal past -- The old life -- A brief history of discrimination -- The future that must be
Control code
M0044898
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
135, [1]p.
Governing access note
  • This work includes secret information and/or pictures which some Aboriginal men and women may not wish to see
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copies 2, 3 donated by NLA
Other physical details
ill.(some col.), maps, ports
Stock number
6777
System control number
0064598
Label
The dark Australians, Douglass Baglin & David R. Moore
Publication
Note
Also published: New York : John Weatherhill under the title: People of the Dreamtime: the Australian Aborigines
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The land and the dreamtime -- The Aboriginal past -- The old life -- A brief history of discrimination -- The future that must be
Control code
M0044898
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
135, [1]p.
Governing access note
  • This work includes secret information and/or pictures which some Aboriginal men and women may not wish to see
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copies 2, 3 donated by NLA
Other physical details
ill.(some col.), maps, ports
Stock number
6777
System control number
0064598

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