National Library of Australia

Due to the need to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) the Library building and reading rooms are closed to visitors until further notice.
The health and safety of our community is of great importance to us and we look forward to staying connected with you online.

<< Previous record  /  Next record >>
Record 50 of 54
You must be logged in to Tag Records
The Australian Aboriginal in colour / photographs by Douglass Baglin ; text by Roland Robinson
Bib ID 273388
Format BookBook
Author
Robinson, Roland, 1912-1992
 
Description Sydney : Reed, 1968 
112 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 29 cm. 
Summary

Coming of Aborigines, belief in Earth Mother, hunting & food gathering; weapons & implements; family & tribe, ritual & mythology, traditional & transitional art; impact of white man; Aboriginal problem today; petition by Yirrkala tribe on mining leases; co-operatives; education problems; stockmen, segregation practised; Darwin strike, Gurindji walk-out; legislation passed for obtaining liquor; need for integration.

Notes

Edition for 1978 by R. Robinson published under title: The Australian Aboriginal.

Bibliography: p. 112.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians.  |  Hunting.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Fishing.  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Costume and clothing - Headdress, headbands.  |  Murrinhpatha people (N3) (NT SD52-11)  |  Luritja / Loritja people (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Pintupi people (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Bundjalung / Banjalang people (E12) (NSW SH56-02)  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Family.  |  Jawoyn people (N57) (NT SD53-09)  |  Diyari / Dieri people (L17) (SA SH54-01)  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre people (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Technology - Utensils.  |  Substance use - Alcohol.  |  Land rights - Mining industry.  |  Weapons.  |  Law - Administrative law.  |  Wik Mungkan people (Y57) (Qld SD54-07)  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Gathering.  |  Law - Land - State and Territory - Northern Territory.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Petitions - Yirrkala Bark Petition.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Housing - Shelters.  |  Demography - Palaeodemography - Aboriginal settlement of Australia.  |  Substance use - Social and economic aspects.  |  Worrorra people (K17) (WA SD51-16)  |  Substance use - Law and legislation.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Land rights - Excisions and leases - Mining leases.  |  Gurindji people (C20) (NT SE52-08)  |  Queensland Gulf country (Qld SE54)  |  Wadeye / Port Keats (Daly River NT Top End SD52-11)  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  South East Cape York (Qld SD54, SD55)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  South Australia (SA)  |  New South Wales North Coast (NSW N Coast SH56)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  Queensland Far North West (Qld Far NW SE54)  |  New South Wales North Coast (NSW N Coast SH56, SI56)  |  Queensland South East Cape York (Qld SD54, SD55)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Darwin (NT Top End SD52-04)
Other authors/contributors Baglin, Douglass, 1926-

To learn more about copyright and requesting copies watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.