The Resource Tom Petries reminiscences of early Queensland (dating from 1837), recorded by his daughter [Constance Campbell Petrie]

Tom Petries reminiscences of early Queensland (dating from 1837), recorded by his daughter [Constance Campbell Petrie]

Label
Tom Petries reminiscences of early Queensland (dating from 1837)
Title
Tom Petries reminiscences of early Queensland (dating from 1837)
Statement of responsibility
recorded by his daughter [Constance Campbell Petrie]
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1873-1926
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Petrie, Constance Campbell
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Petrie, Tom
  • Gwaia
  • Bournbobian
  • Putingga
  • Durramboi
  • Menvil Wanmuarn
  • Yilbung
  • Dundalli
  • Ommuli
  • Dalngang
  • Dalaipi
  • King Sandy
  • Puram
  • Karal
  • Governor Banjur
  • Warraba
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Tom Petries reminiscences of early Queensland (dating from 1837), recorded by his daughter [Constance Campbell Petrie]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Preface by Nettie Palmer
  • "By Constance Campbell Petrie" -- cover
Contents
List of places, names, plants and trees with a few speciments of Aboriginal vocabulary
Control code
M0013675
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxii, 323 p., [18] leaves of plates : ill., folded map, music, ports. ; 23 cm.
Stock number
10490b
System control number
0011504
Label
Tom Petries reminiscences of early Queensland (dating from 1837), recorded by his daughter [Constance Campbell Petrie]
Publication
Note
  • Preface by Nettie Palmer
  • "By Constance Campbell Petrie" -- cover
Contents
List of places, names, plants and trees with a few speciments of Aboriginal vocabulary
Control code
M0013675
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxii, 323 p., [18] leaves of plates : ill., folded map, music, ports. ; 23 cm.
Stock number
10490b
System control number
0011504

Library Locations

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      -35.292556 149.118617
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