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Kie Daudai : notes and sketches from Cape York / Edwina Toohey
Bib ID 355334
Format BookBook
Toohey, Edwina
Description Ravenshoe, Qld. : E. Toohey, c1994 
324 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0646185454

Story of Cape York history, people, mining, timber, fishing and pastoral industries before aviation; many descriptions of Aboriginal life, religion, pathways and effects of contact with Europeans; story of Barbara Thompson on Muralag; Gugu-mini and Palmer River gold rush; Guugu Yimidhirr at Hopevale mission; Wik-Mungkan at Aurukun; Kuku Yalanji stories; Djabuganydji of Barron river; Yidinyji pathways and astronomy; Ngatjen move to Cur -Cur at Atherton; Mamu life on Johnstone River; Giramay stories and conflict with Europeans; Gunganyji people of Cape Grafton; establishment of missions at Yarrabah and Palm Island; Dyirbal Rainbow Serpent story; Gayambula ceremonies at Ravenshoe area; religion of Wakoora people of Hodgkinson Valley; many references to place names, sacred sites and biographical information.


Captioned illustrations of string figures throughout text.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 309-316.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula -- Social life and customs.  |  Frontier and pioneer life -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula.  |  String figures -- Queensland -- Cape Yorke Peninsula.  |  Mamu people (Y122) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Kuku Yalanji / Gugu Yalandji people (Y78) (Qld SD55-13)  |  Mining industry - Tin.  |  Gugu Mini / Kokomini people (Y94) (Qld SE54-04)  |  Forestry - Sawmills.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Sugar.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - Aboriginal guides.  |  Gunggandji / Gungandji people (Y114) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Djabugay / Tjapukai / Djabuganjdji people (Y106) (Qld SE55-01)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Ecology.  |  Torres Strait Islanders (Qld TSI SC54, SC55)  |  Religion - Dreaming.  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation.  |  Sites - Sacred sites.  |  Wik Mungkan people (Y57) (Qld SD54-07)  |  Economic sectors - Pearling.  |  Gugu Wakura / Kuku Wagara people (Y104) (Qld SE55-01)  |  Yidiny / Yidindji people (Y117) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Astronomy.  |  Dyirbal / Djirbal / Jirrabul people (Y123) (Qld SE55-05)  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Ngadyan / Ngadjon people (Y121) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Guugu Yimidhirr / Gugu Yimithirr / Kuku Yimidhirr people (Y82) (Qld SD55-13)  |  Fishing.  |  Sites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Ceremonies.  |  Environment - Conservation - Forests.  |  Girramay people (Y127) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Mining industry - Gold.  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) -- History.  |  Hope Vale (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Palm Island (NE Qld SE55-10)  |  Aurukun (Qld NW Cape York SD54-07)  |  Cooktown (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Barron River (NE Qld SE55-02, SE55-05)  |  Ravenshoe (NE Qld SE55-05)  |  Palmer River (NE Qld SE54-04, SE55-01, SD55-13)  |  Yarrabah / Cape Grafton (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Muralag / Prince of Wales Island (Qld TSI SC54-11)  |  West Papua (W Papua PNG SC54-07, SC54-08)  |  Aurukun (Qld Gulf, NW Cape York SD54-07)  |  Atherton (NE Qld SE55-05)
Available From Available from Ms E Toohey, PO Box 104, Ravenshoe Qld 4872. 


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