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Untamed coast [by] Mike and Mal Leyland
Bib ID 276187
Format BookBook
Author
Leyland, Mike
 
Description [Melbourne] Lansdowne [1969] 
243 p. illus. (part col.) 25 cm. 
ISBN 0701801506
Summary

Popular account of coastal journey in open boat from Darwin to Sydney; p.85-86; Turtle hunting, Croker Is.; p.95- 97; Maningrida Settlement - bark painting methods, burial posts, cave burials noted; p.154-160; English version of Mornington Is. Rainbow Serpent myth given by Lindsay Roughsey, dugong hunting, drill method of fire making, body decoration, dog totem dance; p.193-197; Badu tomb inauguration ceremony, food preparation; plates include turtle & dugong hunting, body decorations, dog totem sacred emblem, Badu ceremony.

Subjects Little Investigator (Boat)  |  Coasts -- Australia.  |  Hunting - Dugong.  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Stories and motifs - Dingoes / dogs.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Sites - Macassan sites.  |  Death - Mortuary customs - Tombstone opening ceremonies.  |  Sites - Mortuary sites and cemeteries.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Technology - Fire - Fire making.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Beche-de-mer / Trepang.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Mortuary objects - Poles.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Hunting - Turtle.  |  Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Mornington Island (Qld Gulf Wellesley Islands SE54-01)  |  Queensland Gulf country (Qld SE54)  |  Sydney (NSW SI56-05)  |  Maningrida (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  Darwin (NT Top End SD52-04)  |  Badu / Mulgrave Island (Qld TSI SC54-11)  |  Croker Island (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)
Other authors/contributors Leyland, Mal, joint author

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