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Blackfellows : the story of Australia's native race / by Charles Barrett
Bib ID 2284516
Format BookBook
Author
Barrett, Charles, 1879-1959
 
Description London : Cassell & Co. Ltd., 1942 
64 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
Summary

Ornaments and vanity - cicatrization, general physical appearance; brief history of white contact, Census 1940, welfare, Tasmanian Aboriginal history; general life of natives of Arnhem Land; mention of the massacre at Caledon Bay and Balamumu tribe; general social organisation; teaching of young children; disinterment ceremony (Crocodile Island), recreations; after death beliefs weapons, implements and canoes, making of dillybags.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians.  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Religions - Christianity.  |  Colonisation.  |  Technology - Utensils.  |  Social organisation.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Children.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Demography - Census data.  |  Ritharrngu / Ridharrngu people (N104) (NT SD53-07)  |  Weapons.  |  Demography - Population dynamics.  |  Religion - After death beliefs.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Technology - Tools.  |  Technology - Dilly bags.  |  Caledon Bay (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Crocodile Islands (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02, SC53-14)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Tuross / Bodalla / Eurobodalla (NSW Far S Coast SJ55-04)

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