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The Resource The native tribes of central Australia, by Baldwin Spencer and F. J. Gillen

The native tribes of central Australia, by Baldwin Spencer and F. J. Gillen

Label
The native tribes of central Australia
Title
The native tribes of central Australia
Statement of responsibility
by Baldwin Spencer and F. J. Gillen
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1860-1929
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Spencer, Baldwin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
GN665
LC item number
.S7 1969
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1855-1912
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Gillen, F. J.
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Aboriginal Australians
Label
The native tribes of central Australia, by Baldwin Spencer and F. J. Gillen
Link
https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/s/spencer/baldwin/s74n/complete.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes glossary and index
  • "Photomechanic reprint after the edition of 1899."
Contents
The social organisation of the tribes -- Certain ceremonies concerned with marriage, together with a discussion regarding the same -- The totems -- The churinga or bull roarers of the Arunta and other tribes -- Intichiuma ceremonies -- Initiation ceremonies -- Initiation ceremonies - The Engwura ceremony -- Traditions dealing with the origin of the Alcheringa ancestors of the Arunta tribe and with particular customs -- Customs concerned with knocking out of teeth; nose-boring; growth of breasts; blood; blood-letting; blood-giving; blood-drinking; hair; childbirth; food restrictions; cannibalism -- The customs of kurdaitcha and illapurinja and the avenging party or atninga -- Customs related to burial and mourning -- The Iruntarinja and Arumburinga or spirit individuals -- The making and the powers of medicine men; various forms of magic -- Methods of obtaining wives -- Myths relating to sun, moon, eclipses, etc. -- Clothing, weapons, implements, decorative art -- Appendix A: The names of the natives -- Appendix B: The Wilyaru ceremony of the Urabunna tribe, together with references to Mr Gason's account of the Dieri (Dieyerie) tribe -- Appendix C: Table of the measurements of twenty males and ten females -- Glossary of native terms used
Control code
000024845611
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 671 p.
Isbn
9780486217758
Lccn
71020339
Other physical details
ill. (some fold.) geneal. tables (2 fold.), maps (some fold.)
Label
The native tribes of central Australia, by Baldwin Spencer and F. J. Gillen
Link
https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/s/spencer/baldwin/s74n/complete.html
Publication
Note
  • Includes glossary and index
  • "Photomechanic reprint after the edition of 1899."
Contents
The social organisation of the tribes -- Certain ceremonies concerned with marriage, together with a discussion regarding the same -- The totems -- The churinga or bull roarers of the Arunta and other tribes -- Intichiuma ceremonies -- Initiation ceremonies -- Initiation ceremonies - The Engwura ceremony -- Traditions dealing with the origin of the Alcheringa ancestors of the Arunta tribe and with particular customs -- Customs concerned with knocking out of teeth; nose-boring; growth of breasts; blood; blood-letting; blood-giving; blood-drinking; hair; childbirth; food restrictions; cannibalism -- The customs of kurdaitcha and illapurinja and the avenging party or atninga -- Customs related to burial and mourning -- The Iruntarinja and Arumburinga or spirit individuals -- The making and the powers of medicine men; various forms of magic -- Methods of obtaining wives -- Myths relating to sun, moon, eclipses, etc. -- Clothing, weapons, implements, decorative art -- Appendix A: The names of the natives -- Appendix B: The Wilyaru ceremony of the Urabunna tribe, together with references to Mr Gason's account of the Dieri (Dieyerie) tribe -- Appendix C: Table of the measurements of twenty males and ten females -- Glossary of native terms used
Control code
000024845611
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 671 p.
Isbn
9780486217758
Lccn
71020339
Other physical details
ill. (some fold.) geneal. tables (2 fold.), maps (some fold.)

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