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The Australian Aborigines, how to understand them / by A.P. Elkin
Bib ID 1739533
Format BookBook
Author
Elkin, A. P. (Adolphus Peter), 1891-1979
 
Edition 2nd ed. 
Description Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1943 
xvi, 263 p. : ill. (part. col.), map ; 22 cm. 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.  |  Stories and motifs - Cultural heroes.  |  Religion - After death beliefs.  |  Technology.  |  Performing arts.  |  Music - Instruments.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Luritja / Loritja people (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Language - Linguistics - Language classification.  |  Death - Inquests.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Habitation - Nomadism.  |  Environment - Climate and weather - Seasons.  |  Ngarinyin / Ungarinyin people (K18) (WA SE52-01)  |  Initiation.  |  Religion - Rites - Increase.  |  Kariyarra people (W39) (WA SF50-10)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Moieties.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Music - Musicians - Composers and songwriters.  |  Social organisation - Avoidance rules - Avoidance relationships.  |  Social organisation - Avoidance rules - Language.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Aged.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Family.  |  Feuds and warfare - Avenging.  |  Nyulnyul / Nyul Nyul people (K13) (WA SE51-02)  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Karajarri people (A64) (WA SE51-10)  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Indigenous knowledge - World view.  |  Australia.

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