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Yulengor : nomads of Arnhem Land / Wilbur S. Chaseling
Bib ID 332160
Format BookBook
Author
Chaseling, Wilbur S
 
Description London : Epworth, 1957 
xxvi, 173 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
Summary

Detailed description of north-east Arnhem Land Aborigines; Daily life, food-gathering, family life, status of women, marriage and kinship laws; Linguistic information; Sickness and treatment, magic and medicine men; Body decorations Temperament of people of Reratjingo tribe, disputes; Burial rites including cannibalism; Myths of creation, religious beliefs; Tribal units mentioned; Wulamba, Kalpu, Juppu, Liagullomirry; Author was Methodist Missionary stationed at Yirrkala.

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Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory  |  Family.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Religions - Christianity - Methodist Church.  |  Liyagalawumirr / Layagalawumirr people (N108) (NT SD53-02)  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Rirratjingu language (N140) (NT SD53-03)  |  Habitation - Nomadism.  |  Liyagalawumirr / Layagalawumirr language (N108) (NT SD53-02)  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever People.  |  Rirratjingu people (N140) (NT SD53-03)  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Gathering.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Djapu people (N145) (NT SD53-07)  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Djapu language (N145) (NT SD53-07)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Galpu people (N139) (NT SD53-04)  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Language - Linguistics.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Galpu language (N139) (NT SD53-04)  |  Yolngu languages (NT SD53)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)

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