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Life among the Aborigines / by W.E. Harney
Bib ID 2247605
Format BookBook
Author
Harney, W. E. (William Edward), 1895-1962
 
Description London : Robert Hale Ltd., 1957 
219 p., [20] p. of plates : ill., map ; 23 cm. 
Summary

Contact between the white man and native of the N.T.; History of peoples round Daly Waters, census of tribe in Darwin (1940); Myths & magic of Wardaman tribe, story of Kunapipi, Big Sunday Taboos; Bathurst & Melville Islands. daily life, death ritual of Tiwi; History of Tiwi people; Camp life & food hunting of Andiljaugwa of Groote Eylandt, cave paintings at Oenpelli Macassan influence; Tribal trade pattern of N.T.; History of Arnhem Land reserve, mention of cattle stations; Defloration legend and ritual of Anula women; Myth and route of dreamtime tribesmen to Victoria R. (Mudbra people of Wave Hill.)

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Social life and customs.  |  Social organisation - Avoidance rules.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Beef cattle.  |  Yanyuwa / Yanuwa people (N153) (NT SE53-04)  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Wardaman people (N35) (NT SD52-16)  |  Tiwi people (N20) (NT SC52-16)  |  Batjamal / Wogait people (N6) (NT SD52-07)  |  Marrithiyel people (N7) (NT SD52-07)  |  Religion - Rites - Kunapipi.  |  Hunting.  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Darwin (NT Top End SD52-04)  |  Daly River (NT Top End SD52-08)  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Victoria River (North NT SD52, SE52)  |  Daguragu / Kalkaringi / Wave Hill (Central NT SE52-08)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)

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