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The bora, or initiation ceremonies of the Kamilaroi tribe / by R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 2684963
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Access Conditions This item contains words and pictures, and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Description [London, United Kingdom] : [Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland], [1895] 
[411]-427 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm 
Notes

Title from cover.

"Reprinted from the Journal of the Anthropological Institute, May, 1895".

Includes bibliographical references.

PETHpam 66 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Art - Body art.  |  Art - Sand and ground design.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Bullroarers.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Communications - Messengers.  |  Language - Personal names.  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Kamilaroi (Australian people)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  South West Queensland (SW Qld SG54, SG55, SH54, SH55)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, issuing body

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