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On fish poisoning and poisons employed among the Aborigines of Queensland / by R. Hamlyn-Harris and Frank Smith
Bib ID 343040
Format BookBook
Author
Hamlyn-Harris, Ronald, 1874-
 
Description [1916] 
22 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. 
Summary

General survey of use of fish poisons; possible introduction of custom from Malaysia and Islands into North Queensland; list of scientific and native names and details of poisons used; belief in magic influence; supernatural poisoning amongst Narrinyeri, Wogait and Ponga Ponga; knowledge of antidotes in Queensland; poison - carriers on Roper River.

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Cover title.

Reprinted from Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, vol. 5, 10th July, 1916.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Fishing.  |  Fishes -- Queensland -- Effect of drugs on.  |  Plant toxins -- Queensland.  |  Poisonous plants -- Queensland.  |  Fishing - Fish poisoning.  |  Hunting.  |  Ngarrindjeri / Narrinjeri people (S69) (SA SI54-13)  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Pungupungu / Bongo Bongo people (N11) (NT SD52-07)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Gunggandji / Gungandji people (Y114) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Batjamal / Wogait people (N6) (NT SD52-07)  |  Roper River (NT Top End SD53-09, SD53-10, SD53-11)  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  North West Victoria (NW Vic SI55)  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  South East Queensland (SE Qld SG56, SH56)  |  Queensland Gulf country (Qld SE54)  |  Queensland Far North West (Qld Far NW SE54)  |  Queensland South East Cape York (Qld SD54, SD55)  |  South East South Australia (SE SA SI54, SJ54)  |  Western Victoria (W Vic)  |  Northeast Queensland (NE Qld SE55)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  East Queensland (E Qld SF55, SF56)
Other authors/contributors Smith, Frank

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