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Milingimbi : ten years in the Crocodile Islands of Arnhem Lane / by Ann E. Wells
Bib ID 328549
Format BookBook
Author
Wells, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)
 
Description Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1963 
231p. : illus., ports., map on endpapers ; 23cm. 
Summary

Life on mission station (including education etc.); description of burial ceremony (of Magarawala); range of foods collected & distribution of dugong; instances of telepathy, smoke signalling; medicine men & magic; punishment for elopement.

Subjects Millingimbi, Northern Territory -- Mission.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory.  |  Ethnology -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Psychology - Parapsychology.  |  Gender relations - Elopement.  |  Food - Meat - Dugong.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Communications - Nonverbal - Smoke signals.  |  Food.  |  Djinang / Dyinang people (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)  |  Fishing.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  Crocodile Islands (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02, SC53-14)

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