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Transport and trade / by Walter E. Roth
Bib ID 1673864
Format BookBook
Author
Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
 
Description Sydney : [Australian Museum], 1910 
19 p., [7] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. 
Series

North Queensland ethnography: bulletin ; no.14.

Summary

Methods of crossing water - natural bridge (Endeavour River); inability to swim (Burke & Georgina Rivers), method of swimming (Cape Bedford, Cooktown, Princess Charlotte Bay); use of floating logs (Keppel Island, Mitchell River); log rafts (Tully, Wellesley Islands); bark canoes (Batavia Archer River - Cardwell, Tully River & Pennefather River); names of different parts of single sheet bark canoes given for Nggerikudi and Mallanpara tribes; three-sheet type used by Tarumbal (Fitzroy River); dug-outs of Papuan origin (Endeavour River, Batavia River); outriggers between Flinders and Endeavour Rivers, names given for different parts of dug-outs - Nggerikudi & Kokoyimidir, use of paddles; note on Brisbane canoes; detailed account of each type of transport; trade & barter - lists manufactures traded between groups - Bloomfield River, Princess Charlotte Bay, Normanby River (Koko-Rarmul to Koko-wara) Endeavour River, Laura River, Cape Bedford, Flinders River, Cairns, Kuranda, Cape Grafton, Tully River, Pennefather River.

Notes

Caption title.

"From Records of the Australian Museum, Vol.viii, no.1." - Cover.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland, Northern -- Boats.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Commerce -- Queensland, Northern.  |  Darumbal people (E46) (Qld SF56-13)  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific - Papuans.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Transport - Water - Paddles.  |  Gunggandji / Gungandji people (Y114) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Gugu Warra / Koko Wara people (Y80) (Qld SD55-13)  |  Nggerigudi / Yupngayth people (Y19) (Qld SD54-03)  |  Kalkatungu / Kalkadoon people (G13) (Qld SF54-02)  |  Gugu Rarmul / Rarmul people (Y71) (Qld SD54-16)  |  Transport - Water - Rafts.  |  Malanbarra / Gulngay people (Y126) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Guugu Yimidhirr / Gugu Yimithirr / Kuku Yimidhirr people (Y82) (Qld SD55-13)  |  Wenlock River / Batavia River (Qld NW Cape York SD54-03, SD54-04, SD54-08)  |  Tully (NE Qld SE55-06)  |  Pennefather River (Qld NW Cape York SD54-03)  |  Laura / Quinkan area (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Georgina River (Qld Far West SF54)  |  Keppel Islands (E Qld SF56-13)  |  Queensland Gulf country (Qld SE54)  |  Cardwell (NE Qld SE55-10)  |  Cairns (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Princess Charlotte Bay (Qld SE Cape York SD54-12, SD55-09)  |  Brisbane (SE Qld SG56-15)  |  Papua New Guinea (PNG)  |  Wujal Wujal / Bloomfield River (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Normanby River (Qld SE Cape York SD55-09, SD55-13)  |  Wellesley Islands (Qld Gulf Islands SE54-01)  |  Fitzroy River (WA Kimberley SE51, SE52)  |  Endeavour River (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Yarrabah / Cape Grafton (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Kuranda (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Cooktown (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Cape Bedford (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Archer River (Qld NW Cape York SD54-07, SD54-08)  |  Mitchell River (Qld NW Cape York SD54, SE54, SE55)
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