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The original Australians / [by] A.A. Abbie
Bib ID 2846146
Format BookBook
Author
Abbie, A. A. (Andrew Arthur), 1905-1976
 
Edition rev. ed. 
Description Adelaide : Rigby, 1976 
xx,271p. 29 leaves of plates : ill., diagrs., graphs, maps ; 18cm. 
ISBN 0727000039
Series

Seal books.

Summary

Chap.1; First encounters, land and sea from 1605; Chap.2; Physical characteristics; Chap.3; Environment, tribal distribution, shelters; Chap.4; Diet, hunting, cooking, fluid intake, narcotics, diet; Chap.5; Endemic and introduced diseases, present day medical services; Chap.6; Traditional material culture; Chap.7; Spirit beliefs, totemism, ceremonies; Chap.8; Magic and sorcery; Chap.9; General notes on language, music, musical instruments, dancing; sacred objects, art; Chap.10; Social organisation; Chap.11; Origin and antiquity, migration; Chap.12; Law, reserves, missions, education, assimilation, integration, present day problems; map at front shows sites, expeditions - Kalumburu, Yuendumu, Haasts Bluff, Yalata, Maningrida, Beswick.

Notes

Index.

Bibliography: p.249-264.

Subjects Australian Aborigines.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Performing arts.  |  Government policy - Assimilation - 1926-1950.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Health status - Nutrition.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Art - Crafts.  |  Government policy - Assimilation - 1951-1971.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Music - Instruments.  |  Language.  |  Weapons.  |  Government policy - State and territory - South Australia.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - European.  |  Technology - Utensils.  |  Education - Students.  |  Religions - Christianity.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Demography - Palaeodemography - Aboriginal settlement of Australia.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Health services.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Western Australia.  |  Technology - Tools.  |  Beswick (NT Top End Upper Roper SD53-09)  |  Yalata (Far West SA Nullarbor SH52-16, Nullarbor SH53-13)  |  Yuendumu (South Central NT SF52-12)  |  Ikuntji / Haasts Bluff (South Central NT SF52-16)  |  Maningrida (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02)  |  Wugularr / Beswick (NT Top End Upper Roper SD53-09)  |  Kalumburu (WA Drysdale East Kimberley SD52-09)  |  Haasts Bluff / Ikuntji (South Central NT SF52-16)  |  Maningrida (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)

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