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The Resource Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland, Constance Campbell Petrie : with an introduction by Mark Cryle

Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland, Constance Campbell Petrie : with an introduction by Mark Cryle

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Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland
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Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland
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Constance Campbell Petrie : with an introduction by Mark Cryle
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Bonyi feasts in Blackall Range; cannibalism, body ornaments, painting and cicatrization; 2 corroboree songs - words with music transcript; medicine men; magic stones, burial customs, method of discovering murders; Kippa and Mallara ceremomies of initiation, ritual decoration, ceremonial fighting, bora ring sites around Brisbane area; Removal of finger joint (females); Exchange of goods at Corroborees; Dream beliefs; Native remedies for sickness, curative properties of dugong; Methods of hunting and fishing, use of porpoises; types of food and preparation, obtaining of water, making fire; Canoe making, types of huts, weapons (including shields), vessels, string and basket making; Types of games; physical characteristics; Legends; Inter-tribal marriage; Early clashes and murders; inter-tribal relations - Stradbroke Island, Bribie, Moroochy, Brisbane groups; Notes on Bribie Island Reserve; trackers, Expedition to Wide Bay River in 1842 - encounters with natives (Andrew Petrie); List of places, names, plants, and trees with word list of approximately 60 words (Bribie Island, Maroochy, Glass House Mountain dialects)
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1873-1926
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Petrie, Constance Campbell
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1956-
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Cryle, Mark
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  • Gwaia
  • Bournbobian
  • Putingga
  • Durramboi
  • Menvil Wanmuarn
  • Yilbung
  • Dundalli
  • Ommuli
  • Dalngang
  • Dalaipi
  • King Sandy
  • Puram
  • Karal
  • Governor Banjur
  • Warraba
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Petrie, Tom
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Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland, Constance Campbell Petrie : with an introduction by Mark Cryle
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  • First published without introduction; Brisbane; Watson, Ferguson & Co., 1904; Includes bibliographical references and tables
  • 1992 edition includes an introduction which discusses the historical context of the publication of the memoirs; the debate on Tom Petrie's credibility as an ethnographer; details of Tom Petrie's life and biographical information on Constance Campbell Petrie
  • See aslo 1904 and 1932 editions at RB P495.38/T1 and RB P495.38/T2 which have plates of illustrations, including portraits of local Aboriginal people
Control code
M0013675
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
lii, 323 p.
Isbn
9780702223839
Stock number
10490b
System control number
0011504
Label
Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland, Constance Campbell Petrie : with an introduction by Mark Cryle
Publication
Note
  • First published without introduction; Brisbane; Watson, Ferguson & Co., 1904; Includes bibliographical references and tables
  • 1992 edition includes an introduction which discusses the historical context of the publication of the memoirs; the debate on Tom Petrie's credibility as an ethnographer; details of Tom Petrie's life and biographical information on Constance Campbell Petrie
  • See aslo 1904 and 1932 editions at RB P495.38/T1 and RB P495.38/T2 which have plates of illustrations, including portraits of local Aboriginal people
Control code
M0013675
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
lii, 323 p.
Isbn
9780702223839
Stock number
10490b
System control number
0011504

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