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A despised race : the vanishing Aboriginals of Australia
Bib ID 2424557
Format BookBook
Author
Gribble, E. R. B. (Ernest Richard Bulmer), 1869-1957
 
Description Sydney : Australian Board of Missions, 1933 
147 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 19 cm. 
Summary

Forrest River, Mitchell River, Fraser Island, Yarrabah Missions; traces of Polynesian presence from Cape Yorkto Townsville in canoes, pearlshell fish-hooks, bark blankets, wooden swords; tribes near Cairns - Googanji, Yetingu, Yerkanji, Malanji, Melroyji; tribes near Mitchell River - Koko-widie, Koko-mynduno, Koko-mando, Koko-willera; burial customs in north Queensland; Goonya ancestor belief at Cape Grafton; Goonganji, Yerkanji, Narkalinji, Yetinji, Majanji tribes near Cairns - class system, totem, legends.

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Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Australia, Northern.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Northern -- Social life and customs.  |  Yidiny / Yidindji people (Y117) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Yirrganydji / Yirgay people (Y111) (Qld SE55-02)  |  Gunggandji / Gungandji people (Y114) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Ngadyan / Ngadjon people (Y121) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Nargalundju people (Y113) (Qld SE55-05)  |  Material culture - Bark objects.  |  Yir Yoront people (Y72) (Qld SD54-15)  |  Fishing - Fish hooks.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific.  |  Polynesia.  |  K'Gari / Fraser Island (SE Qld SG56-03)  |  Townsville (NE Qld SE55-14)  |  Yarrabah / Cape Grafton (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Oombulgurri (WA Forrest East Kimberley SD52-10)  |  Cairns (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Mitchell River (Qld NW Cape York SD54, SE54, SE55)
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