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Watch off Arnhem Land / by C.T.G. Haultain
Bib ID 277647
Format BookBook
Author
Haultain, C. T. G. (Charles Theodore Graham)
 
Description Canberra : Roebuck Society, 1971 
viii, 292 p. : ill., maps (on lining papers) ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0950085820
Series

Roebuck Society publication ; no.4.

Summary

Personal reminiscences of Arnhem Land patrol boat captain, 1930s; many general references to Aborigines on Arnhem Land coast; Bathurst Island Monsignor Gsell, body painting (Snake Bay); trade between Aborigines & Japanese pearlers for use of Aboriginal women; Millingimbi - use of ant heads as suture for flesh wound; Yirkalla - brief reference to Wongu & Caledon Bay massacre.

Notes

Index.

Available from Dr. J.S. Cumpston, 24 Holmes Crescent, Campbell, A.C.T. 2601.

Subjects Coastal waters. Trespass by Japanese pearl luggers. Role of Northern Territory Patrol Service, 1936-1939. Northern Territory. Arnhem Land. Personal observations.  |  Coastal waters. Trespass by Japanese pearl luggers,1936-1939. Legal aspects. Northern Territory. Arnhem Land. Personal observations.  |  Coastwise shipping -- Arnhem Land.  |  Territorial waters -- Arnhem Land.  |  Art - Body art.  |  Sex relations - Prostitution.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Djinang / Dyinang people (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Caledon Bay (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  Milikapiti / Snake Bay (Melville Island NT SC52-16)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)

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