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Some notes on scientific travel amongst the black population of tropical Australia in 1904, 1905, 1906 / by Hermann Klaatsch
Bib ID 1864548
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Klaatsch, Hermann, 1863-1916
 
Online Versions
Description [Adelaide : Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 1907] 
16 p. [16] leaves of plates : ill., 1 folded map ; 22 cm. 
Summary

1904 - assisted in founding of the Mapoon Mission station; Natives in the Bellenden Kerr Mts. in state of decay through introduction of opium by Chinese; Collected mummy of old chief Naicha (upper Russell R.); 1905 - inspected sandstone formation Warrnambool; Niol-Niol people at Beagle Bay, secured collection of wooden ritual objects details of use; General beliefs Circumcision, subincision (explanation & reason for rite in Latin); 1906 - Investigation of conditions at Wyndham gaol, physical appearance of natives; Quarry discovered 9 miles inland, artefacts; Melvill Is. physical description, scarification, types of spears, grave posts, corroborie, description of skeleton found.

Notes

Caption title.

"Read at the Adelaide meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, held January, 1907."

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52774618

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Ethnology -- Australia.  |  Human ecology.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Law enforcement - Prisons.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Mortuary objects - Poles.  |  Initiation - Subincision.  |  Sites - Quarries.  |  Settlement and contacts - Chinese.  |  Death - Human remains - Mummies.  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Nyulnyul / Nyul Nyul people (K13) (WA SE51-02)  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Russell River (NE Qld SE55-06)  |  Bellenden Ker / Bartle Frere (NE Qld SE55-06)  |  Wyndham (WA East Kimberley SD52-14)  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Warrnambool (W Vic SJ54-11)  |  Beagle Bay (WA West Kimberley SE51-02)  |  Mapoon (Qld NW Cape York SC54-15, SD54-03)
Other authors/contributors Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting (11th : 1907 : Adelaide, S.A.)
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