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Coast of adventure : untamed north Australia / by Charles Barrett
Bib ID 1886996
Format BookBook
Author
Barrett, Charles, 1879-1959
 
Description Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens, 1941 
216 p., [25] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. 
Summary

Reminiscences of travelling through Arnhem Land; life on Groote Eylandt, Macassan influence; visit to Port Essington, Milingimbi; translation by Rev. Webb of the Lords Prayer in Kopapingo, population of Milingimbi Mission; cannibalism practised by Burera tribe; disinterrment ceremony, tribal disagreement; Wessel Islands - description of cave paintings, carvings, painted skulls; food gathering, types of food collected; theory of origin of Macassan well at Milingimbi, description of kitchen midden; brief surveys of early expeditions; Rainbow Serpent beliefs.

Subjects Coasts -- Australia, Northern.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Gupapuyngu people (N122.1) (NT SD53-03)  |  Art - Subjects - Contact.  |  Burarra people (N82) (NT SD53-02)  |  Djinang / Dyinang language (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)  |  Language - Texts and translations - non-Aboriginal to Aboriginal language.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Sites - Middens.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Burarra people (N135) (NT SD53-03)  |  Djinang / Dyinang people (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Sites - Macassan sites.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Gathering.  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Australia, Northern -- Description and travel -- 1901-1950.  |  Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Port Essington (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)  |  Wessel Islands (East Arnhem Land NT SC53-15)
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100 1 |aBarrett, Charles,|d1879-1959.
245 1 0 |aCoast of adventure :|buntamed north Australia /|cby Charles Barrett.
260 |aMelbourne :|bRobertson & Mullens,|c1941.
300 |a216 p., [25] p. of plates :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
520 |aReminiscences of travelling through Arnhem Land; life on Groote Eylandt, Macassan influence; visit to Port Essington, Milingimbi; translation by Rev. Webb of the Lords Prayer in Kopapingo, population of Milingimbi Mission; cannibalism practised by Burera tribe; disinterrment ceremony, tribal disagreement; Wessel Islands - description of cave paintings, carvings, painted skulls; food gathering, types of food collected; theory of origin of Macassan well at Milingimbi, description of kitchen midden; brief surveys of early expeditions; Rainbow Serpent beliefs.
650 0 |aCoasts|zAustralia, Northern.
650 0 |aAboriginal Australians.
650 7 |aGupapuyngu people (N122.1) (NT SD53-03)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aArt - Subjects - Contact.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aBurarra people (N82) (NT SD53-02)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aDjinang / Dyinang language (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aLanguage - Texts and translations - non-Aboriginal to Aboriginal language.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aCannibalism.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aSites - Middens.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aArt - Rock art - Painting.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aBurarra people (N135) (NT SD53-03)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aDjinang / Dyinang people (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aDeath - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aSites - Macassan sites.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aSettlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGathering.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aStories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.|2aiatsiss
651 0 |aAustralia, Northern|xDescription and travel|y1901-1950.
651 0 |aAustralia|xPictorial works.
651 7 |aMilingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aGroote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aPort Essington (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aWessel Islands (East Arnhem Land NT SC53-15)|2aiatsisp
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