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The Australian Aborigines / B. A. L. Cranstone ; [prepared by the Department of Ethnography]
Bib ID 1779390
Format BookBook
Author
Cranstone, B. A. L
 
Description London : British Museum, 1973 
47 p. : ill. (some col.), map. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0714115355
Notes

Bibliography: p. 47.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians.  |  Weapons.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Technology - Utensils.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Cremation.  |  Food - Sociocultural aspects - Sharing.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Moieties.  |  Yirandali / Yirandhali people (L42) (Qld SF55-05)  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Gathering.  |  Art - Sand and ground design.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Technology - Stone - Flakes.  |  Death - Inquests.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Communications - Message sticks.  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Material culture - String and rope making.  |  Dalla people (E25) (Qld SG56-10)  |  Technology - Fire - Fire making.  |  Material culture - Animal tooth objects and decorations.  |  Technology - Shell implements / tools.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Religion - Rites - Increase.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Transport - Water - Rafts.  |  Fishing - Fish poisoning.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Bullroarers.  |  Stories and motifs - Fish.  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Initiation - Subincision.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Reproduction - Conception.  |  Technology - Bags.  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Worrorra people (K17) (WA SD51-16)  |  Stories and motifs - Mythological beings.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Religion - After death beliefs.  |  Hunting.  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Magic and sorcery - Love magic.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Law enforcement - Customary - Kadaitcha.  |  Art - Sculpture - Tree carving.  |  Technology - Bone.  |  Art - Crafts - Baskets and basketmaking.  |  Gender relations - Division of labour.  |  Art - Subjects - Wandjina.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  East Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Tasmania (Tas)
Other authors/contributors British Museum. Department of Ethnography

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