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Our Australian blacks / by J.R.B. Love
Bib ID 346860
Format BookBook
Author
Love, J. R. B. (James Robert Beattie)
 
Description Melbourne : Brown, Prior & Co., 1922 
35 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Childrens book; short notes on construction of shelters (Port George IV mission, Roper River, north Queensland); bark sheets to keep off rain; body ornaments (Port George IV), hair dressing, corroborees, cicatrization, hunting & collecting (Dieri & Worora names for digging stick), spear making & use, babies, childhood, toys & games (Kookatha, Dieri, north Queensland), marriage, avoidance, old age; tree graves (Barrow Creek, Daly Waters), cave burial (Port George IV), religious beliefs (Glenelg River Wonjuna paintings, Killalpanina), cannibalism; early contacts; history of Presbyterian missions, conditions at missions.

Notes

For children.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Juvenile literature.  |  Worrorra people (K17) (WA SD51-16)  |  Sites - Mortuary sites and cemeteries.  |  Religions - Christianity - Moravian Church.  |  Religions - Christianity - Salvation Army.  |  Recreation - Play - Children.  |  Religions - Christianity - Presbyterian Church.  |  Costume and clothing - Hair dressing.  |  Religions - Christianity - Seventh Day Adventists.  |  Diyari / Dieri people (L17) (SA SH54-01)  |  Housing - Shelters.  |  Diyari / Dieri language (L17) (SA SH54-01)  |  Kukatja people (A68) (WA SF52-02)  |  Children.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Religions - Christianity - Lutheran Church.  |  Social organisation - Avoidance rules - Avoidance relationships.  |  Aged.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Reproduction - Childbirth.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Tree and platform burial.  |  Technology - Wood - Digging sticks.  |  Religions - Christianity - Methodist Church.  |  Art - Subjects - Wandjina.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Plant names.  |  Worrorra language (K17) (WA SD51-16)  |  South Australia - West (SA SH53, SI53)  |  Port George IV (WA West Kimberley SD51-16)  |  Roper River (NT Top End SD53-09, SD53-10, SD53-11)  |  Daly River (NT Top End SD52-08)  |  Queensland South East Cape York (Qld SD54, SD55)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Kopperamanna / Killalpaninna (NE SA SH54-01)  |  Barrow Creek (Central NT SF53-06)  |  Glenelg River (WA West Kimberley SD51-16)

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