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Uses and effects of fire among the Western Desert Aborigines of Australia

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Uses and effects of fire among the Western Desert Aborigines of Australia
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Uses and effects of fire among the Western Desert Aborigines of Australia
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Based on fieldwork 1966-7, 1969-70; brief description of field situation among Nyatunyatjara & Ngatatjara speakers, firemaking and firekeeping techniques, fire as a tool - domestic uses (cooking, heating, gum making, timber felling, illumination, cleaning of water holes), ceremonial uses (circumcision, myth of Nganuti the totemic wild turkey, culture heroes ceremonies), special uses - hunting (wallaby, field mice & feral cats), signalling; ecological effects of widespread burning
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Gould, Richard A.
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Uses and effects of fire among the Western Desert Aborigines of Australia
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M0056209
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0080257
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Uses and effects of fire among the Western Desert Aborigines of Australia
Publication
Control code
M0056209
System control number
0080257

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