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Stars of Tagai : the Torres Strait Islanders / Nonie Sharp
Bib ID 1131771
Format BookBook
Author
Sharp, Nonie
 
Description Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1993 
xxi, 321 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0855752386 (paperback)
Summary

Constitution of and change in Torres Strait Islander identity; exchange and cosmology; contact history; mythology, culture heroes and law; Malo-Bomai, Kwoiam; Meriam religious and social life - seasonality, clan territoriality, kinship, life cycle; the powers of the Zogo le and the idea of traditional life; coming of the London Missionary Society and the accommodation of christianity; changing rites of death and renewal - millennial movements; colonial administration - education , Protection Acts and protectionism, social control; colonial economy - trochus, pearling, beche-de-mer (trepang); background and effects of the 1936 strike and World War Two; moves for sovereignty - the Murray Island case; includes life histories.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 283-300.

Subjects Environment - Climate and weather - Seasons.  |  Defence - Armed forces - Veterans.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions - London Missionary Society.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Beche-de-mer / Trepang.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Social behaviour - Social control.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Indigenous knowledge - World view.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Beche-de-mer / Trepang.  |  Geography - Territories and boundaries.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Queensland.  |  Meriam people (Y3) (Qld TSI SC55-05)  |  Stories and motifs - Cultural heroes.  |  Land rights - Claims, disputes, hearings.  |  Law - Relation to Anglo Australian law.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Trochus.  |  Social identity - Torres Strait Islander identity.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Murray Islands (Qld.) -- Social life and customs.  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- History.  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- Colonial influence.  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- Social life and customs.  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- Politics and government.  |  Mer / Murray Island (Qld TSI SC55-05)
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245 1 0 |aStars of Tagai :|bthe Torres Strait Islanders /|cNonie Sharp.
260 |aCanberra :|bAboriginal Studies Press,|c1993.
300 |axxi, 321 p. :|bill., maps, ports. ;|c24 cm.
500 |aIncludes index.
504 |aBibliography: p. 283-300.
520 |aConstitution of and change in Torres Strait Islander identity; exchange and cosmology; contact history; mythology, culture heroes and law; Malo-Bomai, Kwoiam; Meriam religious and social life - seasonality, clan territoriality, kinship, life cycle; the powers of the Zogo le and the idea of traditional life; coming of the London Missionary Society and the accommodation of christianity; changing rites of death and renewal - millennial movements; colonial administration - education , Protection Acts and protectionism, social control; colonial economy - trochus, pearling, beche-de-mer (trepang); background and effects of the 1936 strike and World War Two; moves for sovereignty - the Murray Island case; includes life histories.
650 7 |aEnvironment - Climate and weather - Seasons.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aDefence - Armed forces - Veterans.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGovernment policy - Initial period and protectionism.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aReligions - Christianity - Missions - London Missionary Society.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aAnimals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Beche-de-mer / Trepang.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aSocial organisation - Kinship - Systems.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aSocial behaviour - Social control.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aReligions - Christianity - Missions.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aIndigenous knowledge - World view.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aAnimals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Beche-de-mer / Trepang.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGeography - Territories and boundaries.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aSettlement and contacts.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aTrade and exchange.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGovernment policy - State and territory - Queensland.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aMeriam people (Y3) (Qld TSI SC55-05)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aStories and motifs - Cultural heroes.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aLand rights - Claims, disputes, hearings.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aLaw - Relation to Anglo Australian law.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aAnimals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Trochus.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aSocial identity - Torres Strait Islander identity.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aStories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.|2aiatsiss
651 0 |aMurray Islands (Qld.)|xSocial life and customs.
651 0 |aTorres Strait Islands (Qld.)|xHistory.
651 0 |aTorres Strait Islands (Qld.)|xColonial influence.
651 0 |aTorres Strait Islands (Qld.)|xSocial life and customs.
651 0 |aTorres Strait Islands (Qld.)|xPolitics and government.
651 7 |aMer / Murray Island (Qld TSI SC55-05)|2aiatsisp
984 |aANL|cNL 994.38 S531
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