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Stone arrangements : being a continuation of a series on the customs of the Aborigines of the Darling River Valley and of Central New South Wales / by Lindsay Black
Bib ID 1857005
Format BookBook
Author
Black, Lindsay, 1886-1959
 
Description Perth, W.A. : Wholly set up and printed in Australia by Paterson Brokensha, 1950 
48 p. : ill., port. ; 22 cm. 
Series

Customs of the Aborigines of the Darling River Valley and of Central New South Wales.

Summary

Description of 10 sites, extensively illustrated; 1. Purnanga, 100 miles N. of Wilcannia - ceremonial ground, pirries and other flaked implements found, camp site nearby with large number of fireplaces; 2. Tarella, 26 miles N. of White Cliffs - few formations; 3. Tuerikia, close to Bulloo River flood waters - extensive ceremonial ground with a series of stone arrangements; 4. Pindera; 5. Dunlop, near Pelora Lake - situated on a clay pan, extending for approx. 30 chains; 6. K. Tank Station; 7. Mount Arrowsmith - ceremonial ground close to camping area; 8. Poolamacca - stone mounds, graves; 9. Koonawarra Station - large mounds, use not known; 10. Brewarrina fish traps detailed description.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 48.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Darling River Region -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Mounds -- New South Wales -- Darling River Region.  |  Technology - Stone - Knapped.  |  Sites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Technology - Stone - Flakes.  |  Habitation - Camps - Hearths, ovens, fireplaces etc.  |  Sites - Mortuary sites and cemeteries.  |  Fishing - Fish traps.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Sites - Stone arrangements.  |  Bulloo River (SW Qld SG55, SG54, SH54)  |  White Cliffs (NW NSW SH54-12)  |  Tuerikia (NW NSW SH54-08)  |  Tarella (N NSW SH55-12)  |  Broken Hill (NW NSW SH54-15)  |  Mount Arrowsmith (NW NSW SH54-11)  |  Pindera Downs (NW NSW SH54-07)  |  Koonawarra (NW NSW SH54-11)  |  Dunlop (NW NSW SH54-07)  |  Poolamacca (NW NSW SH54-15)  |  Brewarrina (N NSW SH55-06)  |  Purnanga (NW NSW SH54-12)  |  Wilcannia (NW NSW SH54-16)

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