The Resource The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia, Daisy Bates ; with a foreword by Sir George Murray, and an introduction by Arthur Mee

The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia, Daisy Bates ; with a foreword by Sir George Murray, and an introduction by Arthur Mee

Label
The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia
Title
The passing of the Aborigines
Title remainder
a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia
Statement of responsibility
Daisy Bates ; with a foreword by Sir George Murray, and an introduction by Arthur Mee
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NU
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1859-1951
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bates, Daisy
Dewey number
305.89915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bates, Daisy
  • Beagle Bay Mission (W.A.)
  • Maamba Reserve (W.A)
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia, Daisy Bates ; with a foreword by Sir George Murray, and an introduction by Arthur Mee
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Foreword by Sir George Murray, introduction by Arthur Mee; Prologue: a vanished people -- Meeting with the Aborigines -- In a Trappist monastery -- Sojourn in the Dreamtime -- The beginning of initiation -- The end of inititation, the blood-drinking -- Three thousand miles in a side-saddle -- Last of the Bibbulmun race -- South-west pilgrimage -- Isles of the dead -- I inherit a gold mine -- With the desert tribes -- Across the Bight by camel buggy -- Wirilya's pleasant vale -- By Yuria water -- First days at Ooldea; the death and burial of Jajjala -- A revolution and a royal visit -- Introduction to civilization -- My friends the birds -- In the grip of the drought -- Interlude -- Birth and death, healing arts and justice; Epilogue: leave-taking; Appendix: Legend of how the eagle-hawk brought the water to Yuria Gabbi
Control code
000003042578
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Australian ed.
Extent
xviii, 254 p., [11] leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)7033476
Label
The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia, Daisy Bates ; with a foreword by Sir George Murray, and an introduction by Arthur Mee
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Foreword by Sir George Murray, introduction by Arthur Mee; Prologue: a vanished people -- Meeting with the Aborigines -- In a Trappist monastery -- Sojourn in the Dreamtime -- The beginning of initiation -- The end of inititation, the blood-drinking -- Three thousand miles in a side-saddle -- Last of the Bibbulmun race -- South-west pilgrimage -- Isles of the dead -- I inherit a gold mine -- With the desert tribes -- Across the Bight by camel buggy -- Wirilya's pleasant vale -- By Yuria water -- First days at Ooldea; the death and burial of Jajjala -- A revolution and a royal visit -- Introduction to civilization -- My friends the birds -- In the grip of the drought -- Interlude -- Birth and death, healing arts and justice; Epilogue: leave-taking; Appendix: Legend of how the eagle-hawk brought the water to Yuria Gabbi
Control code
000003042578
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Australian ed.
Extent
xviii, 254 p., [11] leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)7033476

Library Locations

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