The Resource The explorer : from Mourilyan Harbour to Herberton

The explorer : from Mourilyan Harbour to Herberton

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The explorer : from Mourilyan Harbour to Herberton
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The explorer : from Mourilyan Harbour to Herberton
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Diary, Oct. - Dec. 1882; Pt. 1; Johnstone R. natives steal equipment; New shields placed in sun to season; natives plastered with clay; Pt. 2; Many Aborigines following party; Natives tracks near Herberton; Pt. 3; Aboriginal camp near North Johnstone R. - red berries, cooked & uncooked, swords, shields, fishing nets fixed on circular hoops small fires; Detailed description of swords & shields; body painting; Attack on party south of Bartle Frere, large path leading to camp, finding of female child partly cooked in stone type oven; cannbalism rife in area; Description of corroboree ground; Natives collecting nuts & berries, meal made from particular type of nut; bark blankets, use of grinding stones; Smoked human bodies found, conical baskets for carrying bodies, some in doubled up position & jammed into smaller containers; Very detailed description of country throughout diary; Author captured young boy after attack
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1850-1893
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Palmerston, Christie
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The explorer : from Mourilyan Harbour to Herberton
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M0050193
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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0071915
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The explorer : from Mourilyan Harbour to Herberton
Publication
Control code
M0050193
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0071915

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