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Matya-mundu, a history of the Aboriginal people of south west Queensland / Hazel McKellar ; edited by Thom Blake
Bib ID 1305284
Format BookBook
McKellar, Hazel, 1930-
Description Cunnamulla : Cunnamulla Australian Native Welfare Association, c1984 
99 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0959017305 (paperback)

Kunja, Mardgany, Budjari, Kooma, Kunggarra, Kullilla, Bunthamara, Wangkumara people; traditional territories, meeting, mythological, other sites (maps show important landmarks); breakdown of traditional culture, relocation on stations, fringe settlements, race relations and massacres; traditional knowledge, medicine, hunting and gathering, marriage, birth, birth control, spiritual beliefs, environment management; James Tyson and Aborigines living on his station (Tinnenburra); the Kooma hairless Aborigines; communities in/ near Thargomindah, Eulo, Cunnamulla; living style and standards, education, employment (incl. Armed Services), prominent local and tribal Aborigines, family trees; Mardjany and Kunja word list.


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Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- History.  |  Wangkumara / Wanggumara language (L25) (Qld SG54-15)  |  Economics - Income - Poverty and low income.  |  Wangkumara / Wanggumara people (L25) (Qld SG54-15)  |  Guwamu / Kooma language (D33) (Qld SH55-03)  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Badjiri / Budjari / Badyidi language (D31) (Qld SH55-01)  |  Guwamu / Kooma people (D33) (Qld SH55-03)  |  Kuungkari / Gunggari language (D37) (Qld SG55-15)  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Reproduction - Childbirth.  |  Education - Students.  |  Margany / Mardigan language (D42) (Qld SG55-13)  |  Geography - Territories and boundaries.  |  Psychology - Parapsychology.  |  Galali / Kullilli language (D30) (Qld SH55-01)  |  Reproduction - Birth control / Family planning.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Bundhamara language (L26) (Qld SG54-16)  |  Galali / Kullilli people (D30) (Qld SH55-01)  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Badjiri / Budjari / Badyidi people (D31) (Qld SH55-01)  |  Defence - Armed forces - Veterans.  |  Margany / Mardigan people (D42) (Qld SG55-13)  |  Bundhamara people (L26) (Qld SG54-16)  |  Employment - Labour market.  |  Habitation - Camps - Fringe and town.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Gunya / Kunja people (D43) (Qld SG55-10)  |  History - Genealogy and family history.  |  Sites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Gunya / Kunja language (D43) (Qld SG55-10)  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination.  |  Socioeconomic conditions - Living conditions.  |  Kuungkari / Gunggari people (D37) (Qld SG55-15)  |  Queensland -- History.  |  Queensland Far North West (Qld Far NW SE54)  |  South West Queensland (SW Qld SG54, SG55, SH54, SH55)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  Cunnamulla (SW Qld SH55-02)  |  Thargomindah (SW Qld SG54-16)  |  East Queensland (E Qld SF55, SF56)  |  Eulo (SW Qld SH55-01)  |  Tinnenburra (SW Qld SH55-02)
Other authors/contributors Blake, Thom


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