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The Aborigines of East Arnhem Land, Australia / ... delivered by T.T. Webb, Wesley Church, Monday 26th March 1934
Bib ID 2236824
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Webb, T. T. (Thomas Theodor)
 
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Description [Melbourne] : Methodist Laymen's Missionary Movement, [1934] 
39 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
Series

Methodist Laymen's memorial lecture ; 9th.

Summary

Brief account of social organization, influence of totemic beliefs on life of natives, marriage systems; economic and daily life; physical make up; warfare, types of magic; Creation belief; relationship of main ceremonies to Kaitchalan; burial & mourning; brief history of contact & settlements, suggestions for future policy.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Government policy - Assimilation - 1926-1950.  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Daily life.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)
Other authors/contributors Methodist Laymen's Missionary Movement, Victoria

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