The Resource The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia, Daisy Bates

The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia, Daisy Bates

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The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia
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The passing of the Aborigines
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a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia
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Daisy Bates
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p.4-21; Beagle Bay, work of missionaries; notes on tooth avulsion, infant cannibalism (Nyool-nyool people); p.22- 48; Roebuck Plains Station marriage divisions, spirit child belief, initiation, separation of sexes, blood drinking part of initiation; p.59-92; Bibbulmun tribe - location, four-class divisions, infanticide when twins were born; group ownership of land; after-death beliefs, biographical notes on few Aborigines effects of white contact; The authors travels in S.W. Aust., episodes with Aborigines recounted, measles epidemic at Katanning Bibbulman people in Perth for festival, corroboree performed; p.93-104; Expedition with Radcliffe-Brown and E.L. Grant Watson; Raid on Laverton natives by group from Lake Darlot, enquiries and charges made; Visit to Dorre and Bernier Islands (isolation hospital), conditions, segregation of sexes; Author given name of Kabbarli at Dorre; p.107-114; Infant cannibalism, Murchison & Gascoyne districts; Story of the blood & lice totem groups feud, Leonora Laverton; notes on important jeemarri group and their initiation knives; Wilgamia ochre mine; p.118-119; Rottnest prison, notes on prisoners, conditions; p.120-130; Eucla, notes on cannibalism, group of six-fingered & six-toed natives; initiation in 1913; physical appearance of natives (Koogurda), notes on Baduwonga of Boundary Dam, the Kaalurwonga, east of the Badu; trade routes, totem roads & ceremonies; p.133; Descent of Goonalda Cave; p.140-149; Wirilya - Yulbari nunga, edible roots & fruits, kangaroo, emu & turkey; Interchange of boys for initiation, Mirning - Baadu - Yooldil - Wirongu, a guarantee of friendship; p.160; Place names round Yuria; p.164-206; Legend of Ooldea Water; Comments on condition of natives when the Trans-continental Railway was built; p.245-246; Legend of how the eagle-hawk brought the water to Yuria Gabbi
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1859-1951
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Bates, Daisy
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  • Bates, Daisy
  • Beagle Bay Mission (W.A.)
  • Maamba Reserve (W.A)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
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The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia, Daisy Bates
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See also 1944, 1947, 1966 and 2008 editions
Control code
M0045615
Dimensions
22 cm.
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Cheap ed.
Extent
xviii, 258 p , [13] leaves of plates
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ill., map, ports
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8390 ; 12288 ; 409
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0065494
Label
The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia, Daisy Bates
Publication
Note
See also 1944, 1947, 1966 and 2008 editions
Control code
M0045615
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Cheap ed.
Extent
xviii, 258 p , [13] leaves of plates
Other physical details
ill., map, ports
Stock number
8390 ; 12288 ; 409
System control number
0065494

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