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Natural man
Bib ID 1700019
Format BookBook
Author
Prescott-Allen, Robert, 1942-
 
Description London, Aldus Books, 1973 
144 p. illus. (chiefly col.) 29 cm. 
ISBN 0490003036
Summary

Includes observations about Aboriginal people and their culture p. 32, 58, 60; food gathering p. 45-46; ritualization of violence p. 78, 82-84; Auwa - sacred totem source p. 58, 60; images 'Aboriginal silhouetted against a sunset' front cover, 'The Australian Aborigine' p. 9, 'Aborigines' p. 33, 'Australian Aborigines gather shellfish on the shore' p. 47, 'Australian Aborigines feel a powerful bond with rocks and cliffs ...', and a rock painting of a fish totem, and 'Aborigines dancing' p. 60-61, 'Aborigines perform a ritual emu-mimicking dance' p. 65, 'Many Australian Aborigines ritualized violence ...' p. 78-79, 'An Australian Aborigine painted with totemic animals' p. 95, 'A Corroboree, or Aborigine trade and exchange ceremony ...' p. 101, 'An Aborigine mother and her children gathering mussells ...' p. 112, 'An Aborigine uses an axe to shape a club he is making' p. 113, 'Aboriginal children of the Pitjantjatjara people at play' p. 114, 'Some attempt is being made to train Aborigines for life among the alien people that surround them ...' p. 135.

Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Ethnology.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Weapons - Clubs and fighting sticks - Making.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Education - Vocational and trades.  |  Art - Body art.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Social behaviour - Violence.  |  Australia.

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