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Memoirs of Simpson Newland, C.M.G. sometime treasurer of South Australia / With foreword by the Hon. Sir Langdon Bonython
Bib ID 1936512
Format BookBook
Author
Newland, Simpson, 1835-1925
 
Description Adelaide : F. W. Preece and sons, 1926 
215 p. : port. ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Personal experiences and reminiscences -- The Aborigines : Encounter Bay tribe (Ramingaries) -- Shelters -- Clothing -- Weapons -- Territory Inter-tribal relations with Rapid Bay & Adelaide tribes -- Mortuary rites --European contact and attempts at acculturation -- Natives of the upper Darling (Parkengees, Wampangees and Barrengees) -- Tribal territories -- Marriage and kinship -- Vengeance -- Rain making -- Medicine man -- After death belief -- Plant foods, hunting methods for duck, pigeon and Emu, Fishing methods : infanticide, mourning, funerary rites, initiation, spirit beliefs.

Subjects Newland, Simpson, 1835-1925.  |  Geography - Territories and boundaries.  |  Ceremonies - Rain making.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Fishing.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  History - Biographies - Non-Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Weapons.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking - Plants.  |  Feuds and warfare - Avenging.  |  Barindji people (D12) (NSW SI54-04)  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Ramindjeri people (S2) (SA SI54-13)  |  Paakantyi / Paakantji / Barkindji people (D12) (NSW SI54-03)  |  Religion - After death beliefs.  |  Animals - Birds - Ducks / Geese.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Hunting - Birds - Emus.  |  Nawalgu people (D19) (NSW SH55-13)  |  South Australia -- History.  |  Encounter Bay (SE SA SI54-13)  |  Rapid Bay (Fleurieu Peninsula SE SA SI54-13)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  North West New South Wales (NW NSW SH54, SH55, SI54)  |  Darling River (NSW SH55, SI54)  |  Adelaide (SE SA SI54-09)

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