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Australian tribes : their formation and government / by R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 348578
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Online Versions
Description [Berlin, Germany?] : [Reimer?], [1906?] 
[939]-946 pages ; 25 cm 
Summary

General outline of social organisation, dialects, respect for boundaries, reasons for size of territories; totemism, tribal laws, disputes, position of headman, council of elders; covers New South Wales and Victoria, many tribes mentioned.

Notes

Caption title.

At heaf of title: Aus der Zeitschrift fur Ethnologie, Helft 6, 1906.

Language/group: Boonwurrung / Boonerwrung / Bunurong people (S35) (Vic SJ55-09) -- Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12) --Gunditjmara / Gurndidy / Dhaurwurd-Wurrung people (S20) (Vic SJ54-11) -- Gundungurra / Gundungura /Gandangara people (S60) (NSW SI56-09) -- Bedaruwidj / Tatiara people (S15) (SA SJ54-02) -- Bungandidj / Buandig people (S13) (SA SJ54-06) -- Daungwurrung / Taungurong people (S37) (Vic SJ55-02) -- Dharawal / Tharawal / Dariwal people (S59) (NSW SI56-09) -- Wangaaybuwan / Wongaibon people (D18) (NSW SI55-02) -- Wailwan / Weilwan people (D20) (NSW SH55-11) -- Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07) -- Woiwurrung / Wurundjeri / Woiwurung people (S36) (Vic SJ55-05)

Includes bibliographical references.

FERG/1908 copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-755978018

Subjects Religion - Totemism.  |  Social organisation.  |  Geography - Territories and boundaries.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Tribes -- Australia.  |  Australian

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