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Ceremonies of the blacks : important one at Wingham, in the long ago
Bib ID 1860939
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Access Conditions This book contains information about Aboriginal culture and ceremonies, language, words and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. These words reflect the attitude of the period in which the item was written and/or that of its author. 
Description Wingham, N.S.W. : [Wingham Chronicle?], [192-?] 
[17] pages ; 22 cm 
Summary

Detailed description of ritual held on Manning River; notes and diagram of ceremonial ground; description of the Dhalgai ceremony.

Notes

Title from cover.

Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this item may contain the names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions within this work which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the work was published and may now be considered offensive.

Articles collected by Cecil Dennes for the Wingham Chronicle from material written by R. H. Mathews.

Caption title: Our early day aboriginals.

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Subjects Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Wingham (NSW N Coast SH56-14)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Dennes, Cecil, compiler
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Our early day aboriginals

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