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The Aborigines of Victoria and Riverina / as seen by Peter Beveridge
Bib ID 4401794
Format BookBook
Author
Beveridge, Peter, 1825-1885
 
Description Donvale, Vic. : Lowden Publishing, 2008 [i.e. 1889] 
xxxiv, 221 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 9781920753085
Series

Aboriginal studies series no. 2.

Summary

The Beveridges pioneered the Swan hill area on the Murray River, lived among the Aboriginals; learned the Aboriginal dialects, lore and customs. Peter Beveridge faithfully recorded these and his book was published posthumously by his family.

Notes

Originally published: Melbourne: M.L. Hutchison, 1889.

"Text reproduced by Bronwyn Lowden. Biographies by Jim Lowden." - T.P. verso.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.)  |  Technology - Containers - Coolamons.  |  Music - Vocal - Clan songs.  |  Gender relations - Polygamy.  |  Fishing.  |  Costume and clothing - Cloaks and coats.  |  Wadi Wadi / Wathi Wathi people (D4) (Vic SI54-16)  |  Animals - Mammals - Marsupials - Possums / Gliders / Cuscus.  |  Crime.  |  Hunting - Birds.  |  Wadi Wadi / Wathi Wathi language (D4) (Vic SI54-16)  |  Magic and sorcery.  |  Sport.  |  Animals - Mammals - Dingoes / Dogs.  |  Fishing - Fish weirs.  |  Music - Instruments - Percussion - Drum.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Astronomy.  |  Technology - Pigments and ochres.  |  Animals - Birds - Ducks / Geese.  |  Law - Indigenous.  |  Hunting - Traps, nets etc.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Gender relations - Marriage.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Communications - Messengers.  |  Technology - Stone - Axes / hatchets.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Human classification.  |  Technology - Fire - Fire making.  |  Weapons - Boomerangs.  |  Food - Sociocultural aspects - Sharing.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Art - Body art.  |  Ladji Ladji / Latje Latje language (S23) (Vic SI54-11)  |  Religion.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Housing - Shelters - Grass.  |  Ladji Ladji / Latje Latje people (S23) (Vic SI54-11)  |  Recreation - Games.  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Weapons - Throwing sticks.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Technology - Fibre - Nets.  |  Habitation - Camps - Hearths, ovens, fireplaces etc.  |  Stories and motifs - Emu.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Material culture - Fur and skin objects and decorations.  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Riverina (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  Victoria (Vic)
Other authors/contributors Lowden, Bronwyn  |  Lowden, Jim, 1946-
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