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From black to white in South Australia / by Ronald and Catherine Berndt ; with an introduction by A.P. Elkin
Bib ID 2342384
Format BookBook
Berndt, Ronald M. (Ronald Murray), 1916-
Description Melbourne : Cheshire, 1951 
313, [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. 

Aborigines before European settlement - economy & environment, social life, initiation, magic & religion - generally described; Background of present-day attitudes, official attitude, settlers, attitude of the law, offences, court cases, mission work - Hermannsburg, Killalpaninna, Kopperamanna, Koonibba, Encounter Bay, Adelaide, Point McLeay (Taplins work); Aborigines attitudes; Present day policy & regulations, Chap.4; An outback area, I; Ooldea in transition; Notes on the United Aborigines Mission, conditions at station, keeping of Aboriginal rules & laws, sexual relations, marriage; Education at Ooldea; Chap.5; An outback area, II; Northern South Australia; Notes on the natives & their environment, Oodnadatta area, people of Aboriginal stock divided into 3 groups, 1. those living near the town; 2. those who have their homes actually in town but leave them occasionally to work on stations; 3. those who are reluctantly accepted by town people; Native settlements on plain above Oodnadatta, 2 overlapping sections one Antingari and Pidjandja speaking people the other, the Aranda; Economy & employment, police employ trackers, arrests & court cases, religious & non-sacred ceremonies held; Chap.6; A settled country area; the lower River Murray; Camps in area, Point Macleay Mission, seasonal occupations, effect of white laws, convictions, sexual relations; Chap.7; An urban area; Adelaide; Employment & economy; police convictions, sexual behaviour, prostitution; General adjustment; Appendix 15; Cases heard in court, & one where the prisoners had no understanding of English.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia.  |  Sex relations.  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Ramindjeri language (S2) (SA SI54-13)  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions - United Aborigines Mission.  |  Pitjantjatjara language (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Ramindjeri people (S2) (SA SI54-13)  |  Race relations.  |  Environment - Climate and weather - Seasons.  |  Law enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.  |  Antakirinya / Antikirinya / Antakarinja language (C5) (SA SG53-14)  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Arrernte / Aranda language (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Antakirinya / Antikirinya / Antakarinja people (C5) (SA SG53-14)  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Attitudes - Indigenous attitudes.  |  Sex relations - Prostitution.  |  Habitation - Camps.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Law enforcement - Police trackers.  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Oodnadatta (SA Central Australia SG53-15)  |  Raukkan / Point McLeay (SE SA SI54-13)  |  Adelaide (SE SA SI54-09)  |  Ooldea (Far West SA SH52-12)  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)  |  South Australia (SA)  |  Kopperamanna / Killalpaninna (NE SA SH54-01)  |  Encounter Bay (SE SA SI54-13)  |  Koonibba (West SA SH53-09)
Other authors/contributors Berndt, Catherine H. (Catherine Helen), 1918-1994


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