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Burial trees : being the first of a series on the Aboriginal customs of the Darling Valley and Central New South Wales / by Lindsay Black
Bib ID 2234669
Format BookBook
Author
Black, Lindsay, 1886-1959
 
Description Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens, 1941 
38 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
Series

Customs of the Aborigines of the Darling River Valley and of Central New South Wales.

Summary

Map indicates area of burial trees, widows caps, cylindro conical stones and ceremonial trees; notes on carving of taphoglyphs and teleteglyphs by Wiradhuri and Kamilaroi; trees carved near Lake Cargelligo in memory of chiefs; grave of Yuranigh near Molong; description of burial; shield trees; 24 trees described in detail with illustrations.

Notes

Library's Whelan copy signed and inscribed in ink by the author, "Compliments from Lindsay Black".

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Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Mortuary customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Social life and customs.  |  Art - Sculpture - Tree carving.  |  Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Stones - Cylcons.  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Death - Mourning - Mourning caps.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Stones.  |  Sites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Sites - Scarred trees - Shield trees.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Tree and platform burial.  |  Sites - Mortuary sites and cemeteries.  |  Narromine (N NSW SI55-03)  |  Burroway (N NSW SI55-03)  |  North West New South Wales (NW NSW SH54, SH55, SI54)  |  Waitoki (SW NSW SI55-07)  |  Mungery (N NSW SI55-03)  |  Mullah (N NSW SH55-15)  |  Warren (N NSW SH55-15)  |  Euromedah (N NSW SI55-03)  |  Geraldra (SW NSW SI55-11)  |  Lake Cargelligo (SW NSW SI55-06)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  Molong (SW NSW SI55-08)  |  Mitta Mitta (SW NSW SI55-11)  |  Bulgandramine (N NSW SI55-03)  |  Darling River (NSW SH55, SI54)  |  Riversleigh (SW NSW SI55-07)  |  Eurobla (N NSW SH55-15)  |  Woodlands (N NSW SI55-03)

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