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The Murrawin ceremony / by R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 161481
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Access Conditions This item contains words and pictures, and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Description [Brisbane, Queensland?] : Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, [1900] 
[35]-41 pages ; 23 cm 
Summary

Account of initiation ceremony of the Thangatty, Koombanggary and Birrapee; Role of women; Ceremonial objects described; Carving of trees; Social organisation of tribes which practice this ceremony shown.

Notes

Title from cover.

Read at a meeting of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, Brisbane, October 22nd, 1900.

National Library of Australian's NL 305.89915 M429 copy bound with 'The Origin, organization and ceremonies of the Australian aborigines' / by R. H. Mathews and 29 other works. Cover title of bound vol.: The Australian aborigines / R. H. Mathews.

Includes bibliographical references.

N 305.89915 M429 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Text in English with some words/wordlists in Minyangbal language.

Subjects Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Social organisation.  |  Dhanggatti / Daingatti / Dunghutti people (E6) (NSW SH56-14)  |  Anaiwan / Nganyaywana people (D24) (NSW SH56-09)  |  Baanbay people (E8) (NSW SH56-06)  |  Birpai / Biripi people (E3) (NSW SH56-14)  |  Bundjalung / Banjalang people (E12) (NSW SH56-02)  |  Worimi / Gadang / Kattang people (E2) (NSW SI56-02)  |  Gumbaynggir / Gumbainggirr people (E7) (NSW SH56-11)  |  Minyangbal language E18  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Initiation rites -- New South Wales.  |  Queensland (Qld)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  New South Wales North Coast (NSW N Coast SH56)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (Queensland), issuing body

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