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The Aborigines of Victoria and Riverina / as seen by Peter Beveridge
Bib ID 2335177
Format BookBook
Author
Beveridge, Peter, 1829-1885
 
Description Melbourne : M.L. Hutchinson, 1889 
191 pages ; 19 cm. 
Summary

Brief notes on leadership; diseases and ways of healing; kinds of food; marital and sexual relationships; the use of women; cannibalism; cooking places; burial and mourning ceremonies; recreational activities; the making and uses of weapons and canoes; the uses and kinds of fibres; ways of catching fish and ducks; religious concepts and magic; construction of huts; crime and justice; value of native dogs; concepts of geography and astronomy; division of the year; concept of numbers; songs and corroberies; firemaking; tattooing; making of opossum cloaks; native mills; legends of courtenie (native companion) and kurwie (emu) and of the ogre Ngarou; magicians (Bangals); messengers (Ngallow Wattows); general linguistics information; vocabulary; Watty Watty and Litchoo Litchoo tribes; Published posthumously.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 6992

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.)  |  Technology - Fire - Fire making.  |  Hunting - Birds.  |  Fishing.  |  Crime.  |  Housing - Shelters.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Food - Sociocultural aspects - Sharing.  |  Stories and motifs - Emu.  |  Costume and clothing - Cloaks and coats.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Human classification.  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Ladji Ladji / Latje Latje people (S23) (Vic SI54-11)  |  Wadi Wadi / Wathi Wathi language (D4) (Vic SI54-16)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Astronomy.  |  Animals - Mammals - Marsupials - Possums / Gliders / Cuscus.  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Animals - Birds - Ducks / Geese.  |  Communications - Messengers.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Weapons.  |  Wadi Wadi / Wathi Wathi people (D4) (Vic SI54-16)  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Ladji Ladji / Latje Latje language (S23) (Vic SI54-11)  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Riverina (SW NSW SI54, SI55)

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