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The Aborigines of Western Australia / by Albert F. Calvert
Bib ID 2225432
Format BookBook
Author
Calvert, Albert Frederick, 1872-1946
 
Description Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia, 1973 
47 p. : folded map ; 17 cm. 
ISBN 0724300406
Series

Australiana facsimile editions ; no. 194.

Summary

Early contacts, quotes Dampier, Preston, Dale, Bussel; Brief notes on New Norcia Mission; Method of discovering whereabouts of murderer (West Kimberley); Betrothal (Perth area) Aboriginal equipment, foods; Songs with English translation & music transcript; General beliefs, burial rites Perth, Vasse R., King Georges Sound.

Notes

Reproduced by the Libraries Board of South Australia from a copy held in the State Library of South Australia. London : W. Milligan, 1892 (Ferguson no. 7810)

Subjects Australian Aborigines. Western Australia, 1892. Facsimiles  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia.  |  Employment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.  |  Food.  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Gender relations - Betrothal.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  New Norcia (SW WA SH50-10)  |  Vasse River (SW WA SI50-05)  |  Perth (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51, SE52)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)
Other authors/contributors Libraries Board of South Australia

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