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Travels in Western Australia : being a description of the various cities and towns, goldfields, and agricultural districts of that state / by May Vivienne
Bib ID 1426020
Format BookBook
Author
Vivienne, May
 
Description London : William Heinemann, 1901 
xv, 344 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 22 cm. 
Summary

p.27; Greenhills - early clashes; p.52-56; Comments on Aboriginal relics in Perth Museum - including skull of murderer, Pigeon; spearheads, pearl shell ornaments, hair belts (Kimberleys); medicine & message sticks (Gascoyne River); p.98; Battle of Pinjarra; p.112-117; Bunbury - native postmen, clashes with settlers (Ballarock, Deburuk, Donderup & Gnaberurk tribes); p.151-152; History of New Norcia Mission; p.267; Mount Morgans - meeting with semi-civilized natives (revenge party from Kalgoorlie); p.299-300; Wiluna - Corroboree, body decoration, clapsticks used; groups of natives met between Lake Way & Nannine; p.326; Yalgoo natives as shepherds; p.332-339; Story of the wreck of the Batavia & the massacre of the people in 1629 on Abrolhos Island (Pelsart); class names, descent, betrothal, types of foods, weapons, shelters, clothing & decoration, belief in evil spirit Jingie; notes on native wells.

Subjects Gender relations - Betrothal.  |  Pinjarup people (W6) (WA SI50-02)  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Material culture - Human hair objects and decorations.  |  Feuds and warfare - Avenging.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Communications - Message sticks.  |  Wardandi people (W3) (WA SI50-06)  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Food.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Mining industry - Gold.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Costume and clothing - Belts and waistbands.  |  Weapons.  |  Music - Instruments - Percussion - Clapsticks.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Western Australia -- Description and travel -- 1829-1900.  |  Wiluna (Little Sandy Desert WA SG51-09)  |  Kalgoorlie-Boulder (SE WA Goldfields SH51-09)  |  Lake Way (Little Sandy Desert WA SG51-09)  |  New Norcia (SW WA SH50-10)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  Greenhills (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Gascoyne River (WA South Pilbara SG50)  |  Bunbury (SW WA SI50-06)  |  Gascoyne / Murchison area (WA SG50)  |  Pinjarra (SW WA SI50-02)  |  Perth (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Houtman Abrolhos (SW WA SH49)  |  Yalgoo (SW WA SH50-02)

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