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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 : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia
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The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia
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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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  • Beagle Bay Mission (W.A.)
  • Maamba Reserve (W.A)
  • Aboriginal Australians
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The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia
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Publication
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M0045615
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22 cm.
Edition
2nd Australian ed.
Extent
xviii, 254 p.,[12] p. of plates
Other physical details
ill, map, ports
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8390 ; 12288 ; 409
System control number
0065494
Label
The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia
Publication
Control code
M0045615
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd Australian ed.
Extent
xviii, 254 p.,[12] p. of plates
Other physical details
ill, map, ports
Stock number
8390 ; 12288 ; 409
System control number
0065494

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