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Koonwarra : a naturalist's adventures in Australia / by Charles Barrett
Bib ID 1023878
Format BookBook
Barrett, Charles, 1879-1959
Description London : Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1939 
vii-xii, 315, [1] p., [47] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. 

Method of catching Murray cod & eels; mention of Hissing Swan, head man of Kirroe Wuurong (Victoria); rock carvings at Mootwingee; brief notes on dendroglyphs, N.S.W., cylindro conical stones, mourning custom of Murray River tribes; description of fish traps, Hinchinbrook Island; outline of legend of Gauba the snake (Central Australia); corroboree at Tea-Tree Well; massacre at copper mine by Wolwanga natives; Water Lily, staple food, method of cooking; Delamere paintings; life on Missions (Bathurst Island, Hermannsburg, Jay Creek, Groote Eylandt); tree burial.

Subjects Natural history -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Fishing - Fish traps.  |  Stories and motifs - Fish.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Stories and motifs - Snakes.  |  Art - Sculpture - Tree carving.  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Food - Seafood - Fish.  |  Animals - Fish - Eels.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Ngangikurunggurr people (N8) (NT SD52-11)  |  Bolali people (D11) (NSW SH54-16)  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Gathering.  |  Art - Tree carving.  |  Barindji people (D12) (NSW SI54-04)  |  Yirawirung people (S12) (SA SI54-10)  |  Gun-nartpa / Gunardba people (N81) (NT SD53-02)  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Mining industry - Copper.  |  Plants - Water lilies.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Stones - Cylcons.  |  Art - Rock engraving.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Stones.  |  Religions - Christianity - Lutheran Church.  |  Wulwulam people (N32) (NT SD52-08)  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)  |  Giraiwurung / Girrea / Kirrae Whurrong people (S25) (Vic SJ54-12)  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Tree and platform burial.  |  Wajuk people (W9) (WA SI50-02)  |  Australia -- Description and travel.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  North West Victoria (NW Vic SI55)  |  Iwupataka / Jay Creek (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Mutawintji / Mootwingee / Mutanie (NW NSW SH54-15)  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Delamere (North NT SD52-16)  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Hinchinbrook Island (NE Qld SE55-10)


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