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The Australian Aboriginal in colour / photographs by Douglass Baglin ; text by Roland Robinson
Bib ID 273388
Format BookBook
Robinson, Roland, 1912-1992
Description Sydney : Reed, 1968 
112 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 29 cm. 

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.


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-

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