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The Aboriginal fisheries at Brewarrina / by R.H. Mathews
Bib ID 1870719
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Online Versions
Description [Sydney, New South Wales] : [Royal Society of New South Wales], [1903] 
146-156 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Description and scale plan of fishing pens, also photographs; methods of trapping (Ngeumba tribal area)

Notes

Cover title.

Reprinted from Journal and proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 37.

"Read before the Royal Society of New South Wales, August 5, 1903."

FERG/1899 copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-756525252

Subjects Ngiyampaa / Ngemba people (D22) (NSW SH55-10)  |  Fishing - Fish traps.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Brewarrina -- Fishing.  |  Fisheries -- New South Wales -- Darling River.  |  Brewarrina (N NSW SH55-06)  |  Australian

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