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The Territory / by Ernestine Hill ; decorations by Elizabeth Durack
Bib ID 1059657
Format BookBook
Author
Hill, Ernestine, 1899-1972
 
Description Sydney : Walkabout Pocketbooks, 1970 
454 p. : ill., map. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0725400196
Summary

General ref. to physical & mental characteristics, effect of white contact, relations with early settlers; Malay influence in Arnhem Land; Brief mention of fish weirs on Daly River, census of Larrakea (in 1870); stone arrangements near MacaArthur River Station; cave paintings & skeletons in Walgandu cave near Mountain Creek (Roper River tributary); paintings near Ooraminna Rockholes; Account of organization & life of Warramunga people; General beliefs supertitions, food and birth customs; Many tribes mentioned.

Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Sites - Stone arrangements.  |  Reproduction - Childbirth.  |  Larrakia / Laragiya / Gulumirrgin people (N21) (NT SD52-04)  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Fishing - Fish weirs.  |  Art - Subjects - Contact.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Northern Territory -- History.  |  Northern Territory -- Description and travel.  |  Northern Territory -- History.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Ooraminna (South Central NT SG53-02)  |  Daly Waters (North NT SE53-01)  |  Roper River (NT Top End SD53-09, SD53-10, SD53-11)
Other authors/contributors Durack, Elizabeth

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