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The origin, organization and ceremonies of the Australian Aborigines / by R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 1600154
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Access Conditions This item contains words and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Description [Philadelphia, Pensylvania?] : [American Philosophical Society?], [1900] 
556- 578 pages : colour maps ; 23 cm 
Summary

Outline of probable origin of Aborigines; Social organization - phratries (Port Lincoln, western Vic., Barkunjee and Yowerawarrika tribes); phratry names; Origin of eightsection system (Wombya); marriage - Inchalachee - Chingalee; Procedure of initiation ceremonies - Kamilaroi, Narrinyerri, Barkunjee, Tasmanian natives; Map shows position of tribal groups, accompanying tables give name of nation phratry, section; in two instances Tardarick and Yeeda - regional names are given (W.A.)

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Caption title.

Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, v. 39, no. 164. pages [556]-578.

Read October 5, 1900.

National Library of Australia's NL 305.89915 M429 copy bound with 29 other items. Cover title of bound vol.: The Australian aborigines / R. H. Mathews.

Includes bibliographical references.

FERG/1967 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Social organisation.  |  Dhanggatti / Daingatti / Dunghutti people (E6) (NSW SH56-14)  |  Darkinung / Darkinjung / Darkinoong people (S65) (NSW SI56-05)  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Gubbi Gubbi / Kabi Kabi / Gabi Gabi people (E29) (Qld SG56-06)  |  Bangerang people (S40) (Vic SJ55-02)  |  Barindji people (D12) (NSW SI54-04)  |  Parnkalla / Barngarla / Bungala / Banggarla people (L6) (SA SI53-04)  |  Bungandidj / Buandig people (S13) (SA SJ54-06)  |  Darumbal people (E46) (Qld SF56-13)  |  Jingulu / Djingili / Jingili people (C22) (NT SE53-06)  |  Yinjilanji / Indjilandji people (G14) (Qld SE54-13)  |  Kokatha people (C3) (SA SH53-06)  |  Kunjen / Ogh-Undyan people (Y83) (Qld SE54-04)  |  Kurnai / Gunai people (S68) (Vic SJ55)  |  Kuthant / Gkuthaarn people (G31) (Qld SE54-06)  |  Malyangapa / Malyangaba people (L8) (NSW SH54-11)  |  Mayi-Kulan people (G25) (Qld SE54-11)  |  Narangga / Narrunga people (L1) (SA SI53-12)  |  Paakantyi / Paakantji / Barkindji people (D12) (NSW SI54-03)  |  Dharawal / Tharawal / Dariwal people (S59) (NSW SI56-09)  |  Tjungundji people (Y14) (Qld SD54-03)  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)  |  Yawarawarka people (L23) (SA SG54-10)  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.  |  Yeeda (WA West Kimberley SE51-07)  |  South West Western Australia (SW WA SH50, SI50)  |  Port Lincoln (West SA SI53-11)  |  North East South Australia (NE SA SG54, SH54)  |  South East South Australia (SE SA SI54, SJ54)  |  Queensland Gulf country (Qld SE54)  |  Queensland Far North West (Qld Far NW SE54)  |  South West Queensland (SW Qld SG54, SG55, SH54, SH55)  |  North West New South Wales (NW NSW SH54, SH55, SI54)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  North West Victoria (NW Vic SI55)  |  Western Victoria (W Vic)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Australian

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