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The Victorian Aborigines : their initiation ceremonies and divisional systems / by R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 2213420
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Access Conditions This item contains words and pictures, and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Description [Washington, District of Columbia] : [American Anthropological Association], [1898?] 
325-343 pages, 1 unnumbered page of plate ; illustrations, map ; 30 cm 
Summary

Bangarang nation; location, comparison with Wiradjuri tribes, intermarrying groups; tooth avulsion ceremony; Kurnai nation - no totemic intermarrying groups; Booandik - totems, intermarrying system, initiation; Narrinyeri initiation; map showing distribution of Victorian tribes.

Notes

Reprinted from American Anthropologist November 1898.

Title from cover.

Includes bibliographical references.

Nq 392.1409945 M441 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Languages.  |  Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)  |  Bungandidj / Buandig people (S13) (SA SJ54-06)  |  Bangerang people (S40) (Vic SJ55-02)  |  Kurnai / Gunai people (S68) (Vic SJ55)  |  Ngarrindjeri / Narrinjeri people (S69) (SA SI54-13)  |  Initiation - Tooth avulsion.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  South East South Australia (SE SA SI54, SJ54)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors American Anthropological Association, issuing body
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American anthropologist.

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