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Aboriginal population record / Department of Aboriginal Affairs, [Northern Territory Division]
Bib ID 1240876
Format BookBook
Description Darwin : Dept. of Aboriginal Affairs, [1975?] 
33 leaves : maps ; 21 x 30 cm. 
ISBN 0642927405
Summary

Functions of the Aboriginal Population Record section; includes naming conventions used by Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory; discusses socialorganisation within Aboriginal groups in the Northern Territory, subsections or 'skin' systems; explanation of patrilineal clans and the concept of 'moiety'; spelling of subsection names; surnames used by Aboriginal communities; this surnames used at Oenpelli, Bathurst and Melville Islands, Yirrkala Port Keats and Groote Eylandt.

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Subjects Aboriginal Population Record.  |  Australian Aborigines. Vital records: Aboriginal Population Record.  |  Recording and registration -- Australia.  |  Names, Personal -- Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Moieties.  |  Jawoyn people (N57) (NT SD53-09)  |  Language - Personal names.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Sections and subsections.  |  Kaytetye / Kaytej people (C13) (NT SF53-06)  |  Anmatyerre / Anmatyerr people (C8.1) (NT SF53-09)  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Alawa people (N92) (NT SD53-10)  |  Mangarrayi / Mangarayi people (N78) (NT SD53-09)  |  Pintupi people (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Social organisation - Kinship.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Patrilineal systems.  |  Kukatja people (A68) (WA SF52-02)  |  Northern Territory (NT)  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Wadeye / Port Keats (Daly River NT Top End SD52-11)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)
Other authors/contributors Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs. Northern Territory Division

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