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The Australian Aboriginal and the Christian church / by Herbert Pitts
Bib ID 2234412
Format BookBook
Author
Pitts, Herbert
 
Description London : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1914 
133 p., 8 leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm. 
Summary

Theory of origin, physical comparison; Status of women, birth & childhood, games, adolescence, food prohibitions, initiation, fire ceremonies, marriage customs, food, hunting & cooking, warfare, cannibalism, corroborees, magic and medicine men, relation between magic and religion, illness & death custom, myths, (Vic., Yuin tribe), history of Anglican missions, Wellington Valley, Moreton Bay, Swan R., Albany, Poonindie, Gascoyne, Forrest R., Somerset, Yarrabah, Mitchell R., Roper R.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Missions.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions - Australian Board of Missions.  |  Adolescence.  |  Yuin people (S67) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Reproduction - Childbirth.  |  Hunting.  |  Religions - Christianity - Anglican Church.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Feuds and warfare.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Stories and motifs - Fire.  |  Recreation - Games.  |  Children.  |  Western Victoria (W Vic)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  Somerset (Qld Far North Cape York SC54-12)  |  Roper River (NT Top End SD53-09, SD53-10, SD53-11)  |  South East South Australia (SE SA SI54, SJ54)  |  Gascoyne / Murchison area (WA SG50)  |  Wellington (N NSW SI55-04)  |  Swan River (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Yarrabah / Cape Grafton (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Poonindie (West SA SI53-11)  |  Albany / King George Sound (SW WA SI50-11, SI50-15)  |  Mitchell River (Qld NW Cape York SD54, SE54, SE55)  |  Gascoyne River (WA South Pilbara SG50)  |  Brisbane (SE Qld SG56-15)  |  Oombulgurri (WA Forrest East Kimberley SD52-10)
Other authors/contributors Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain)

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