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And far from home / T.E.A. Healy
Bib ID 2339686
Format BookBook
Author
Healy, T. E. A. (Thomas Edward A.)
 
Description London : Michael Joseph, 1936 
256 p. [12] leaves of plates : ill., maps on lining papers ; 23 cm. 
Summary

Popular account, Broome - Darwin areas; p.104-112; Beagle Bay Mission - history, conditions, cooroboree; p.144-150; Darwin - meeting with Tuckiar after his release from prison (Woodah Is. murders); court cases, farce of white courts; p.162; traditional way of breaking betrothal (Port Keats); p.163-165; Stanners survey - totemic hills (Brinken tribe); effect of poor administration; p.179-183; Mortuary ceremony delayed until natives could attend (Darwin); p.186-188; Melville Is. - prostitution with Japanese; p.196-204; Daly R. - fights & killings over women; note on burials (platform & sand), behaviour in foreign territory, hostilities Brinken, Mulluk Mulluk & Moiil people; p.216-225; Bathurst Is. - conditions; p.229-237; Tracking & capture of murderer Minamara; p.249-253; Circumcision ceremony (Darwin); Throughout gives comments on problems of detribalised & half-caste population.

Subjects Healy, T. E. A. (Thomas Edward A.)  |  Pearl fisheries -- Australia, Northern.  |  Aeronautics -- Competitions -- Northern Territory.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing - Tracking.  |  Marrithiyel people (N7) (NT SD52-07)  |  Malak Malak people (N22) (NT SD52-08)  |  Gender relations - Betrothal.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Sex relations - Prostitution.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Law enforcement - Prisons.  |  Broome (W.A.) -- Description and travel.  |  Northern Territory -- Description and travel.  |  Darwin (NT Top End SD52-04)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Woodah Isle (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07)  |  Wupipi / Broome (WA West Kimberley SE51-06)  |  East Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)  |  Daly Waters (North NT SE53-01)  |  Beagle Bay (WA West Kimberley SE51-02)  |  Wadeye / Port Keats (Daly River NT Top End SD52-11)

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