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Donald Thomson in Arnhem Land / by Donald Thomson ; compiled and introduced by Nicolas Peterson
Bib ID 1964943
Format BookBook
Author
Thomson, Donald F. (Donald Fergusson), 1901-1970
 
Description Melbourne : Currey O'Neil, 1983 
ix, 146 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0859020975
Summary

Narrative based on reports, private correspondence and diaries, 1935-42; observations on material culture, ceremonies and subsistence including goose-egg hunting, fish traps, use of fire; relationships between Aborigines and administration, missions, Japanese and inter-tribal hostilities, Blue Mud Bay, Caledon Bay and Milingimbi areas; Special Reconnaissance Unit and name list of members of the Unit; biographies, particularly Kapiu, Raiwalla, Wongo.

Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Australian Aborigines. Cultural processes. Northern Territory. Arnhem Land. Anthropological perspectives. Correspondence, diaries, etc.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Ethnology -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Hunting - Birds.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Animals - Birds - Ducks / Geese.  |  Socioeconomic conditions - Living conditions.  |  Defence - Armed forces - Veterans.  |  Government policy - Assimilation - 1926-1950.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Djinang / Dyinang people (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)  |  Gathering - Eggs.  |  Ceremonies.  |  Weapons.  |  Fishing - Fish traps.  |  Caledon Bay (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Blue Mud Bay (East Arnhem Land SD53-07)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Peterson, Nicolas, 1941-

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